Monday, February 22, 2016

The Road to Asheville (Feb. 25, 2016)



There is only four games scheduled for Thursday night. The Mocs and Samford Bulldogs have the night off.


Wofford (15-14, 11-5 SoCon)  at  Western Carolina (13-16, 8-8 SoCon)   7 pm   SDN
The Terriers travel up the mountain to play the Catamounts in the Ramsey Center  on Thursday. Wofford is 4-12 in road games this season, and is coming off a home win over Furman. The Terriers are winners of five of their last six games. Western is 10-2 in the Ramsey this season, and is coming off a road win at The Citadel. The Cats have won two straight, and five of their last six games as well. The Cats dropped a 10 point loss to the Terriers in Spartanburg on January 30, but will pull out a 5 point win Thursday night. Once again, the Cats will have Mike Young thinking, “I would rather go to hell, than go to (expletive) Cullowhee."

The Citadel (10-19, 3-13 SoCon)  at  UNCG (12-17, 8-8 SoCon)  7 pm   ESPN3
The Bulldogs travel to Greensboro on Thursday to meet the Spartans in the Greensboro Coliseum. where the Spartans are 9-4 on the season. The Bulldogs are only 3-11 in road games, and are on a 7 game skid. UNCG has won three stright games, and are coming off a big upset, knocking off the Chattanooga Mocs in Chattanooga. Look for a 10 point win by the Spartans.

Furman (17-12, 11-5 Southern)  at  ETSU (19-10, 12-4 Southern)  7 pm   ESPN3
The Paladins travel to Johnson City to play the Bucs in Freedom Hall. The Paladins are
3-10 in road games this season, while the Bucs are 11-2 in games played on their home court. Furman enters the game off a road loss to Wofford, which broke a three game winning streak by the Terriers. The Bucs come into the game with three straight wins, and we look for a 7 point win by ETSU.

Mercer (18-11, 8-8 SoCon)  at    VMI (7-19, 2-13 SoCon)   7 pm    ESPN3
The Bears travel to Lexington to meet the Keydets in Cameron Hall on Thursday. Mercer is 4-8 on the road this season, while VMI is 6-5 on their home court. The Bears are on a five game nose dive, while the Keydets come into the game with two straight losses. Mercer won the earlier game in Macon, but drop this one by 3 points to the Keydets.



This is how we see them, what about you?


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