Thursday, December 3, 2015

Wednesday's SoCon Basketball results

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

There was five games on Wednesday night, and the SoCon was 2-3 on the night, but the two wins were against non-DI teams.

ETSU at Tennessee Tech
Ryan Martin scored 18 points to lead the Golden Eagles to a 63-61 win over East Tennessee State on Wednesday night. The score was tied at 61 with 2:27 left, and neither scored another field goal. ETSU missed its last four shots -- and three free-throw attempts -- while Martin made 1 of 2 from the line to break the tie and Torrance Rowe made 1 of 2 with 22 seconds left.

Hiwassee College at Mercer
Mercer's Jestin Lewis scored 17 points to lead Mercer to a 82-47 win over NCCAA Hiwassee College on Wednesday night. The Bears held Hiwassee to just 32.8% shooting from the field and 4 of 21 from the 3-point line.

Central Penn College at VMI
VMI's Tim Marshall scored 21 points to lead the Keydets to a 107-72 win over Central Penn College on Wednesday night. The Keydets shot 53% from the field, hitting fourteen 3-pointers, while sinking 23 of 24 at the free-throw line. Julian Eleby added 20 points, seven boards, and six assists for VMI and. QJ Peterson finished with 18 points for the Keydets.

The Bulldogs' Bruce Beckford scored 21 points, to lead NC A&T over UNCG, 77-68 on Wednesday. Beckford hit 7 of 11 from the floor with two 3-pointers, was 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Sam Hunt was 4 of 8 beyond the arc and perfect on six free throw attempts. Freshman Francis Alonso led UNCG with 25 points, going 7 of 13 from beyond the arc. RJ White added 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting.

The Citadel at Air Force
Trevor Lyons scored 22 points to led Air Force past The Citadel, 97-93 Wednesday night. The Bulldogs had a 6-point lead at the break, 41-35, but the Falcons pulled away in the second half. Junior Warren Sledge scored a career-high 18 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field to lead The Citadel.

1 - Mercer             7-1
2 - Samford           6-2
3 - Chattanooga     5-2
4 - Citadel             5-3
5 - Furman            4-3
6 - VMI                 3-3
7 - ETSU              3-4
7 - UNCG              3-4
9 - Wofford            2-4
9 - Western          2-4

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