Thursday, November 25, 2021

SoCon Basketball Thursday (11-25-21)

SoCon Basketball for Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021

A recap of Wednesday's games:

-Middle Tennessee 82 - Mercer 58
The Bears lose the Mayan Division Cancun Challenge Championship Game against MTSU, in a 58-82 defeat. Mercer (2-4) had three players score in double figures. Mercer was led by Jalen Johnson's 20 points. Felipe Haase had 10 points on 3-of-8 shooting while James Glisson III also added 10 points to round out the majority of the scoring for the Bears.

-VMI 54 - Presbyterian 59
For the second time in 12 days, the Keydets fell to Presbyterian College on the basketball court. This time falling 59-54 in the first game of the UNO Classic in New Orleans.  

-NC Wesleyan 61 - UNCG 89
J.C. Tharrington and Bas Leyte had career-high scoring efforts to lead the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's basketball team to an 80-61 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan at the Greensboro Coliseum Wednesday night.

-ETSU 57 - Kent State 51
The ETSU men’s basketball team captured the inaugural Naples Invitational Championship as the Buccaneers defeated Kent State 57-51 in Wednesday’s title game from the Moe Kent Family Fieldhouse. The Bucs saw a 19-point second-half lead cut to two in the final minute, but Jordan King stepped up with a clutch jumper with 45 seconds remaining and Charlie Weber sealed it with a pair of free throws to give the Blue and Gold the tournament hardware,


There is only one game on the schedule for Thursday, as VMI continues to play in the New Orleans Shootout. 

Thursday's game:

4:00 PM ET  - Watch Live - New Orleans Shootout
Central Arkansas (1-4) vs VMI (2-3)
Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA

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