Tuesday, December 20, 2016

SoCon Daily Basketball Update (12-20-16)

Monday's Results.......
The SoCon had a good night on Monday, going 4-2, with wins over High Point, Coastal Carolina, UNC Asheville, and Tennessee Tech.

Wofford  at  Coastal Carolina
Wofford's Fletcher Magee and Eric Garcia combined for 50 points, Ryan Sawvell made the game-winning layup with 17 seconds left, as the Terriers beat Coastal Carolina 75-74 in Conway. Magee had a game high of 27 points, while Jaylen Shaw scored 19 points for CCU.

Greensboro's Marvin Smith led the scoring for the Spartans with 16 points, but it was James Dickey that scored six of his 12 points in the final six minutes as UNCG held on to knock off Asheville 75-73 in the Kemmel Arena. MaCio Teague lea the Bulldogs and all scoring with 29 points.

Furman  at  Tennessee Tech
Furman's Devin Sibley scored a game high 21 points to lead the Paladins to a 68-62 win over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. Hakeem Rogers scored 19 points to lead the Eagles. The Palading went 10 for 22 on three-point shots, for 46%, while holding Tenn Tech to 6 of 25.

High Point  at  Western Carolina
The Cat's Devin Peterson scored 18 points, and Haboubacar Mutombo added 13, as Western Carolina held on to beat High Point 70-65, snapping a six-game skid game win streak for the Panthers. The Cats held Panther leading scorer Andre Fox to 9 points, one field goal and 6 points at the free throw line. The Cats entertain former SoCon member College of Charleston on Thursday.

The Citadel  at  UMBC
UMCB's Jarius Lyles scored 32 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as Retrievers finally pulled away from the Bulldogs.in the second half. Preston Parks scored 24 points to lead The Citadel; UMBC led the Bulldogs in rebounding 65-50. The big difference in the game came at the free throw line, where the Retrievers hit 27 of 49 attempts, and the Dogs only had 18 opportunities, hitting 14.

Samford  at  Florida State
Florida State's Terrence Mann scored 19 points leading #21 Florida State past Samford 76-68. Christen Cunningham led the Bulldogs with 16 points.

ETSU         9-2
UNCG        9-3
UTC           8-3
Samford     7-4
Furman      7-5
Citadel       7-6
Mercer       5-5
Wofford     5-7
WCU         4-7
VMI           2-7

Conference RPI Standings  (RealTimeRPI)

11 - Colonial Athletic
12 - West Coast
13 - Sun Belt
14 - Southern 
15 - Metro Atlantic Athletic
16 - Western Athletic

21 - Ohio Valley
26 - Big South
27 - Atlantic Sun


Tuesday's game.......

only one game scheduled for Tuesday night:
Frostburg State  at  VMI  

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