Monday, January 25, 2016

Sunday's SoCon Basketball results

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Only two of the scheduled five games were played on Saturday due to the winter storm Jonas, The Mercer/Western Carolina & the Samford/UNCG games were played Sunday, here's the recaps.


Mercer at Western Carolina
Western Carolina's Mike Brown scored 25 points, including seven in the second overtime, to lead the Catamounts to a 86-80 double overtime win over Mercer on Sunday. Western Carolina led by 10 with 1:16 remaining in regulation but Jestin Lewis, with 27 points, scored nine points for Mercer including a four-point play to tie with 35 seconds left. The victory made it the Cats third straight over the Bears.

Samford at UNCG
The Spartans Marvin Smith scored 20 points as UNCG rallied on a late run to beat Samford 86-78 on Sunday. Kayel Locke scored 17 points, R.J. White added 15 and the Spartans shot 10 of 24 from beyond the arc. Wyatt Walker scored 17 points for Samford, as Jamal Shabazz and Christen Cunningham added 15 apiece.


Current Standings

Basketball (M)ConferenceOverall
Chattanooga6 - 117 - 3
ETSU6 - 113 - 7
Mercer4 - 314 - 6
Furman4 - 310 - 10
Wofford4 - 38 - 12
Western Carolina3 - 48 - 12
UNCG3 - 47 - 13
The Citadel2 - 59 - 11
Samford2 - 611 - 10
VMI1 - 56 - 11


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