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WISE - - Glenville State closed out the first half on a 7-1 run and limited UVa-Wise to just 29 percent shooting in claiming a 63-54 Mountain East Conference victory at the Prior Center Thursday night.
WISE, Va. - UVa-Wise attempt to come back in the second half, but it was not enough in a 75-57 loss to Glenville State Thursday in the Prior Center.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- West Virginia Wesleyan has been picked by the coaches in the Mountain East Conference to win the 2015 softball conference title.
Storylines – Glenville State gameGlenville State is coming off of a 89-82 victory to Concord University entering Saturday's game against UVa-Wise. In that game, the Pioneers were led by Reggie Williams who had a game-high 24 points and three rebounds. Donte Morales assisted Williams finishing with 22 points, while Sedric Nady added 17 points, four rebounds, five assists and two steals. On the season, Morales is scoring 18.8 points per game and corralling 5.1 rebounds a night. The Pioneers are scoring 80.4 points per game and grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game.
Defending Mountain East Conference Champion Glenville State enters the contest just 6-6 in league play but, the Pioneers are still scoring the basketball at an extrodinary clip. Coach Charles Marshall's team is averaging league-high 83.1 points per game. Glenville State enters the game playing its best ball of the season having won back-to-back road MEC road contests and four of its last five games. Most recently, the Pioneers received a 21-point outburst from Katrina Salins in a 92-67 victory over Concord. On the season, Keyanna Tate has led the offensive attack, her 17.7 points per game average ranks second in the league. Earlier this season, Tate scored 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds in aiding her club to a 94-81 win over UVa-Wise.
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan used a 20-5 run late in the second half to post a 74-59 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday.
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - - Led by a team-high 17 points by Taylor Sandidge, UVa-Wise placed five players in double figures en route to an 84-74 win over West Virginia Wesleyan at the Rockefeller Center on Saturday.
STORYLINES – WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN GAMEWest Virginia Wesleyan has just one win in its first 14 games thus far. The Bobcats lone win came on January 17 against Urbana. Most recently, coach Michael Bari's squad fell 83-77 to defending Mountain East Conference Champion Glenville State. Wesleyan ranks near the bottom of the league in most statistical categories. One bright spot for the Bobcats has been Adrian Cunningham who is scoring 14.6 points per game. Cunningham's point total ranks ninth in the MEC while teammate Mari Stewart is grabbing 8.1 rebounds a night to rank sixth in the conference.
Storylines – West Virginia Wesleyan GameWesleyan is coming off of a 71-66 loss to Glenville State University entering Saturday's game against UVa-Wise. In that game, the Bobcat were led by Taylor Price who had a team-high 18 points and five rebounds. Chris Dewberry assisted Price finishing with 16 points, while Tanner McGrew added 15 points and 14 rebounds. On the season, McGrew is scoring 13.2 points per game and corralling 12.3 rebounds a night. The Bobcats are scoring 61.0 points per game and grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.
WISE - - Senior first baseman Bill Steven has been named a Preseason Second-Team All-Atlantic Region honoree by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The award comes following a junior campaign that saw Steven hit .344 with a team-high 28 RBI.
ATHENS, W.Va. - - Concord University built a 47-20 halftime lead and limited UVa-Wise to 7-30 shooting from the 3-point line en route to a 92-55 Mountain East Conference win Thursday night.
ATHENS, W.Va. - - Host Concord University limited UVa-Wise to 25 percent shooting while out-rebounding the visitors 51-34 en route to a 57-40 Mountain East Conference win Thursday night.
Storylines – Concord GameConcord enters Thursday's game losers of eight of its last nine contests. Like UVa-Wise, the Mountain Lions are in need of a league win. Concord has won just one Mountain East Conference game since defeating West Virginia Wesleyan on December 7. Coach Kenny Osborne's team has had difficulty scoring from the peremiter. Through 15 games, the Mountain Lions have made 223 3-pointers while making the three at a 25.3 percent clip. Concord is led by Jacqueline Kestner who is scoring 13.1 points and grabbing 9.4 rebounds per game. Kestner is one of two players who is averaging near a double-double, teammate Kylie Molisee is scoring 10.5 points and collecting 9.8 boards a night.
Storylines – Concord GameConcord has won three in a row and four of its last five contests entering Thursday's tilt with UVa-Wise. Most recently, the Mountain Lions used a 20-20performance from Jametrius Wade to claim an 88-73 road victory over West Virginia State on Saturday. On the season, Wade is scoring 12.4 points pergame and corralling 8.6 rebounds a night. Wade is part of five Mountain Lions who are averaging in double figure scoring. Concord's Aaron Miller isscoring a team-high 19.6 points a night which ranks fourth among all Mountain East Conference players. The Mountain Lions have used their ability toput the ball in the basket to post a 10-5 record thus far. As a team, Concord makes 50.3 percent of its shot attempts which ranks second in the league.
WISE-- One lucky UVa-Wise fan could win $529 in a Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529) account for showing off his or her basketball skills. The prize includes two tickets to the men's basketball game against Urbana University on January 31 and the opportunity to attempt five shots in 29 seconds. If the contestant makes all five shots, he or she wins the $529 college savings account.
WISE - - Friday, UVa-Wise lost a very special human being. Brock Funk, who aided the Cavalier baseball team to consecutive regional tournament appearances and ranks second in school history in pitching wins passed away.
WISE - - Saturday's game at the Prior Center between UVa-Wise and visiting Charleston featured 56 fouls, 78 foul shots,four players fouling out, and one team finishing the game with just five players. Charleston eventually outlasted UVa-Wise, 80-75 in overtime.
WISE, Va. -- The Golden Eagles had four players in double figures Saturday to defeat the Cavaliers 85-48 at the Prior Center.
Charleston will bring the Mountain East Conference's top-ranked defense to the Prior Center on Saturday. The Golden Eagles are allowing a league best 56.4 points per game while holding opponents to 36.5 percent shooting from the field. Using its defense, coach Adam Collins' squad has raced out to an 11-4 mark and 6-3 record in the MEC. Charleston has won three of its last four entering the contest and is led on offense by Nichole Perry who is scoring 13.9 points per game. The Golden Eagles have been enjoying a big edge on the boards all season as well, through 15 games Charleston is out-rebounding its opponents by over seven rebounds a game.
Storylines – University of Charleston GameThe Golden Eagles enter the contest 11-4 overall and 6-3 in the Mountain East Conference. The University of Charleston is led by junior AleksanderKesic who is scoring 12.4 points per game and grabbing 6.3 rebounds per game. Most recently, the Golden Eagles shot 40.9 percent from behind thearc and 85 percent from the line to defeat Notre Dame College 82-66 on Monday. In that contest, Chris Evans led the way for the Golden Eagles ashe went two for two from the free throw line and connected on two 3-pointers to score a team-high 18 points while junior Jevonte Hughes added15 points and a game-high 15 rebounds. Junior Tino Ditrapana and Kesic also assisted the pair with 12 points each. As a team, the University ofCharelston is making 6.8 3-pointers a game and grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game. Overall, the Golden Eagles are scoring 75.4 points a night whileallowing 65.7 points.