Saturday, December 11, 2021

SoCon Basketball Saturday (12-11-21)

SoCon Basketball for Saturday, December 11, 2021

Saturday's schedule:  A total of six games are on the SoCon schedule for Saturday, offering many opportunities for the SoCon to move up in the NCAA NET standings.  UNCG plays #13 Tennessee of the SEC, while we also have a Sunbelt Conference game, as well as two Big South games, an OVC game, and to finish off the day, a SWAC game... "on the Road to Asheville"

1:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Gardner-Webb (4-5) at VMI (6-4)
Cameron Hall - Lexington, VA

2:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Georgia Southern (5-3) at Mercer (6-4)
Hawkins Arena - Macon, GA

2:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
UNC Asheville (5-4) at Western Carolina (6-4)
Ramsey Center - Cullowhee, NC

4:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Morehead State (6-3) at  ETSU (6-3)
Freedom Hall - Johnson City, TN

4:30 PM ET - Watch on SECN
UNCG (7-2) at #13 Tennessee (6-2)
Thompson-Boling Arena - Knoxville, TN

7:00 PM ET - Watch on ESPN+
Alabama A&M (1-5) at Samford (7-2)
Hanna Center - Birmingham, AL


A recap of Friday's game(s):

-Appalachian State 65 - Furman 73
Furman's Jalen Slawson scored 16 points, including six in a late 8-0 run, that powered the Furman men's basketball team to a 73-65 victory over the former SoCon foe, Appalachian State Mountaineers inside Timmons Arena. Furman improves to 7-3 on the season while Appalachian State falls to 5-5 overall.

Current Standings after Friday's Games:
8-1 Chattanooga
7-2 UNCG
7-2 Samford
7-3 Wofford
7-3 Furman
6-3 ETSU
5-3 Citadel
6-4 Western Carolina
6-4 VMI
6-4 Mercer

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