ATHENS, TN - The Montreat College men's basketball team dropped a 108-85 decision to Tennessee-Wesleyan College on Sunday afternoon in Appalachian Athletic Conference action.
The Cavaliers (2-14, 1-10 AAC) fell behind midway through the first half and the Bulldogs were able to build a 56-41 advantage going into halftime. Tennessee Wesleyan continued to assert themselves offensively, pushing the lead ahead with the help of sixteen three-pointers.
Spencer Norris (FR/Sylva, NC) led the Cavaliers with 19 points and seven rebounds. Myles Marshall (JR/Brooklyn, NY) contributed 15 points and six rebounds while Alonzo Mobley (SO/Lincolnton, NC) added 12 points and six rebounds.
The Cavaliers return to action on Wednesday, January 27th when they host AAC rival Milligan College. Tipoff at McAlister Gymnasium is set for 7:30pm.
MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College men's basketball team fell to Appalachian Athletic Conference rival St. Andrews 88-84 on Wednesday night in McAlister Gymnasium. The Cavaliers went into halftime with a 45-40 advantage but the Knights were able to gain control of the contest in the second half and escaped with the victory.
Myles Marshall (JR/Brooklyn, NY) had an outstanding effort for Montreat, scoring 30 points on 12-20 shooting. Marshall also pulled down 9 rebounds to go along with three assists and three steals. Spencer Norris (FR/Sylva, NC) was the only other Cavs player in double figures as the freshman notched a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Alonzo Mobley (SO/Lincolnton, NC) cored 9 points, while pulling down 7 rebounds and dishing out a team-high five assists.
Montreat (2-13, 1-9 AAC) will travel to take on #19 Tennessee-Wesleyan on Saturday, January 23rd. Tipoff time is set for 4pm.
The Montreat College women's and men's basketball games scheduled for this evening are on schedule and will be contested.
The women's team will play St. Andrews at 5:30pm in McAlister Gymnasium with the men's cstontest, also against St. Andrews, starting at 7:30pm.
Fans are advised to use caution as they travel to McAlister Gym tonight to enjoy the games.