Virginia-Wise got a triple-double from Michal Seals and double-double from Jordan Pointer on the way to a 105-82 Mountain East Conference win over Glenville State on Saturday.
East Tennessee State finally put together the complete game that coach Steve Forbes had been looking for.
Behind 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists from Dedric Lawson, No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5 Tennessee 87-81 in overtime for the NIT Season Tip-Off title.
The annual tournament featuring NAIA men’s and women’s teams along with a few local prep academies returns to MeadowView this week.
East Tennessee State rallied from behind for the second night in a row, erasing an 18-point first-half deficit to beat Sam Houston State 77-63 on Tuesday night in a nonconference game at Freedom Hall.
ETSU will play Sam Houston State in Tuesday night’s Cayman Islands Classic championship game at Freedom Hall. Chicago State and Jackson State will meet in the consolation game.
In Monday’s women’s game, Notre Dame College started fast and played strong the rest of the way for a 64-53 win over Virginia-Wise.
The Virginia-Wise men and women welcomed Notre Dame College to the Prior Center for a Mountain East Conference basketball doubleheader on Monday. The Falcons swept the Cavaliers, winning the men's game 97-86 and the women's game 64-53.
WISE — Virginia-Wise started sluggishly but finished with a flurry Thursday to win its first game on its home floor.
Jordan Bone scored 18 points, Kyle Alexander added 16 and the No. 6 Tennessee men’s basketball team rolled to an 86-41 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on Tuesday night.
Georgia State scored the final five points in the closing seconds to pull away for a 74-68 victory over ETSU on Tuesday night.
Sophomore forward Mladen Armus led the way with 12 points and 21 rebounds, while Kevon Tucker tallied a game-high 17 points and five assists.
College basketball scheduling expert Mark Adams: “The Power Five and the Big East, they schedule together. It’s a cartel. It’s collusion although it’s legal. Those teams play 88 percent of their nonconference games at home or a neutral site. That stacks all the metrics in their favor.”
When East Tennessee State men’s basketball coach Steve Forbes met with members of the media this week at Wild Wing Cafe, he offered a glimpse into the upcoming season.
East Tennessee State’s basketball teams are ready to tip off the season after the men were picked third and the women shared the role of preseason favorite in the Southern Conference coaches’ poll.