Friday, December 14, 2018

SoCon Basketball - Friday, Dec. 14, 2018



No games are scheduled for Friday.  Six out of conference games are scheduled for Saturday.  This is a great opportunity to improve the conference RPI and NET.


Thursday's game results -  

Morehead State - 72
Samford - 77
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Samford's Josh Sharkey hit six free throws in a 10-0 Bulldog run in overtime in the Bulldogs 77-72 victory over Morehead State on Thursday night. Malik Riddle made two free throws to put the Eagles up, 69-67 with just under three minutes left. Sharkey answered with two free throws to tie and Brandon Austin put Samford ahead for good with a layup. 


Saturday's games -

Southeast Missouri State
(5-5, 1-3 Away)  at  The Citadel (7-2, 5-0 Home)   1 pm  ESPN+

ETSU 
(8-3, 2-3 Away) at Illinois (3-7, 3-1 Home)  2 pm

UNC Wilmington
(4-6, 0-2 Away) at #23 Furman (11-0, 6-0 Home)   4 pm  ESPN+

North Alabama
(3-7, 0-6 Away) at UNCG  (9-2, 4-0 Home)   5 pm

Western Carolina
(3-8, 1-5 Away) at High Point (4-5, 0-2 Home)  7 pm   ESPN+

UNC Asheville
(1-8, 0-4 Away)  at Wofford  (8-3, 6-1 Home)  7 pm  ESPN+


This season's SoCon out-of-conference record:  (as of 12-12-18)
American Athletic ................................................1-1
Atlantic Coast ..................................................... 0-7
Atlantic Sun ........................................................ 4-1
Big 12 ..................................................................0-3
Big East ...............................................................1-1
Big South ............................................................ 9-2
Big Ten .................................................................0-1
Colonial ............................................................... 4-2
Conference USA ................................................. 2-3
Horizon ............................................................... 1-1
Independent ........................................................ 0-0
Ivy ....................................................................... 0-0
Mid-American ...................................................... 0-0
Mid-Eastern Athletic ............................................ 4-1
Missouri Valley .................................................... 1-0
Mountain West .................................................... 0-0
Non-Division I .....................................................22-0
Ohio Valley .......................................................... 5-3
Pac-12 ................................................................. 0-0
Patriot .................................................................. 0-1
Southeastern ....................................................... 1-3
Southland ............................................................ 1-0
Southwestern Athletic ......................................... 2-0
Summit ................................................................ 2-0
Sun Belt .............................................................. 2-5
Western Athletic .................................................. 1-0


Conference RPI  - RealTime RPI   (as of 12-14-18)
#11 Southern Conference
#17 Sun Belt
#19 CAA
#22 Atlantic Sun
#25 OVC
#27 Big South


NCAA NET Rankings     (12-12-18)
35 - Furman
72 - Wofford
84 - UNCG
90 - ETSU
96 - Samford
113 - Citadel
193 - Mercer
276 - Chattanooga
277 - Western Carolina
330 - VMI


Conference Standings

Basketball (M)ConferenceOverall
Furman1 - 011 - 0
The Citadel1 - 07 - 2
Wofford1 - 08 - 3
Chattanooga1 - 05 - 6
Samford0 - 09 - 2
UNCG0 - 09 - 2
ETSU0 - 18 - 3
VMI0 - 15 - 7
Mercer0 - 14 - 6
Western Carolina0 - 13 - 8


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