Wednesday, December 22, 2021

SoCon Basketball for Wednesday, 12-22-21

SoCon Basketball for Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Wednesday's schedule:  This is the final day of out-of-conference play before the Christmas break and conference play begins.  On the "Road to Asheville"...

3:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Wofford (8-4) at Duquesne (5-7)
UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse - Pittsburgh, PA

5:00 PM ET - Watch on CUSA TV
Western Carolina (6-6) at Charlotte (6-5)
Dale F. Halton Arena - Charlotte, NC

6:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Troy (8-4) at Mercer (7-5)
Hawkins Arena - Macon, GA

7:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Middle Tennessee (9-3) at Chattanooga (9-3)
McKenzie Arena - Chattanooga, TN

7:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+/SECN+
ETSU (7-5) at Georgia (5-6)
Stegeman Coliseum - Athens, GA


A recap of Tuesday's game(s):  Samford pulls off a big win over Ole Miss, while Furman handled Big South foe Presbyterian easier than expected. Manhattan was able to squeeze by The Citadel and the UNCG game was canceled.

- Samford 75 - Ole Miss 73
The Samford men's basketball team stunned the Ole Miss Rebels with a 75-73 win Tuesday afternoon at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion. The win was the first for Samford over an SEC team since defeating Auburn, 79-68 on Nov. 19, 2010, and the program's first-ever win over Ole Miss. Samford now has two wins over Power 5 programs this season after a 78-77 win at Oregon State on Nov. 18.

- Presbyterian 61 - Furman 75
Furman's Mike Bothwell scored 21 points and Furman rode strong first-half shooting to down Presbyterian 75-61 in men's basketball action Tuesday evening at Timmons Arena. With the win, Furman improves to 8-6 on the season, while Presbyterian falls to 7-7 on the campaign.

- Manhattan 77 - The Citadel 74
Manhattan's Ant Nelson had 20 points as Manhattan narrowly defeated The Citadel 77-74 on Tuesday night. Jose Perez had 18 points and six assists for Manhattan (8-3). Elijah Buchanan added 13 points. Samba Diallo had 10 points. Hayden Brown had 19 points for the Bulldogs (6-5). Jason Roche added 18 points. Brent Davis had 10 points.

Johnson & Wales at UNCG (8-4)  -Canceled

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