Sunday, December 16, 2018

SoCon Basketball - Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018




Sunday's game -

Chattanooga
(5-6, 1-3 Away) at Ole Miss (7-2, 4-0 Home)   6 pm    watch on SECN



Six games were on the schedule Saturday night, and the SoCon went 4-2 at the end of play.  ETSU and WCU are the two teams that lost their out-of-conference game. Furman, the Citadel and Wofford all three looked strong in their games.


Saturday's game results -  

Southeast Missouri State - 74
The Citadel  - 86
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Bulldogs downed Southeast Missouri 86-74 in front of a crowd of 922 fans Saturday afternoon. The 'Dogs were led by Kaiden Rice's 19 points off the bench, and four of the Bulldogs' starting five eclipsed the double-digit point total for the fourth straight game.


ETSU  - 55
Illinois  - 73
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Trent Frazier scored 25 points on Saturday to lead Illinois past East Tennessee State 73-55. Giorgi Bezhanishvili scored 15 points and Kipper Nichols added 14 for Illinois (4-7). Aaron Jordan had a game-high 10 rebounds. ETSU (8-4) was led by Daivien Williamson's 19 points. Patrick Good scored 11 points and Jeromy Rodriguez grabbed 7 rebounds for the Buccaneers.


UNC Wilmington - 50
#23 Furman  -  93
GREENVILLE, S.C. --  Clay Mounce tied his career best with 26 points and added 10 rebounds as No. 23 Furman ran past the UNCW Seahawks, moving to 12-0 with a 93-50 victory Saturday. Mounce had six of the Paladins' 17 3-pointers, along with five assists, two blocks and two steals.


North Alabama  - 48

UNCG  -  53
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- UNCG's Francis Alonso scored 14 points, as the Spartans held off North Alabama 53-48 on Saturday. Isaiah Miller added 12 points for the Spartans. The 10 nonconference wins are UNCG's most as a member of Division I (1991-92). Jamari Blackmon scored 17 points and Kendarius Smith added 10 for the Lions (3-8).


Western Carolina -  59

High Point  - 86
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point's Brandonn Kamga and Jahaad Proctor combined to score 49 points as the Panthers breezed to an 86-59 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night. Kamga tossed in 25 points, Proctor scored 24 and the pair both sank 10 of 14 shots.


UNC Asheville  - 49
Wofford  - 92
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Wofford's Nathan Hoover and Cameron Jackson scored 18 points apiece as the Terriers blew past UNC Asheville 92-49 on Saturday night. Hoover was 7 for 10 from the field and made 4-of-5 3-pointers. Jackson had seven rebounds and three blocks for the Terriers (9-3). Tray Hollowell added 14 points. Cress Worthy scored 12 points to lead UNC Asheville (1-9). DeVon Baker scored 11 points and Coty Jude added 10 points.




This season's SoCon out-of-conference record:  (as of 12-12-18)
American Athletic ................................................1-1
Atlantic Coast ..................................................... 0-7
Atlantic Sun ........................................................ 5-1
Big 12 ..................................................................0-3
Big East ...............................................................1-1
Big South .......................................................... 10-3
Big Ten .................................................................0-2
Colonial ............................................................... 5-2
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 .......................................................... 6-3
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 12-15-18)
#13 Southern Conference
#17 Sun Belt
#18 CAA
#23 Atlantic Sun
#25 OVC
#28 Big South


NCAA NET Rankings     (12-15-18)
35 - Furman
72 - Wofford
84 - UNCG
91 - ETSU
103 - Samford
115 - Citadel
204 - Mercer
278 - Chattanooga
281 - Western Carolina
331 - VMI


Conference Standings

Basketball (M)ConferenceOverall
Furman1 - 012 - 0
The Citadel1 - 08 - 2
Wofford1 - 09 - 3
Chattanooga1 - 05 - 6
UNCG0 - 010 - 2
Samford0 - 09 - 2
ETSU0 - 18 - 4
VMI0 - 15 - 7
Mercer0 - 14 - 6
Western Carolina0 - 13 - 9


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