COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUND UP
Berry College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams dropped a pair of games to Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps yesterday in Jackson, Mississippi. The Lady Vikings lost their game 70-56, falling to 9-9 overall for the 2012-2013 season and 4-4 in the SAA. That was followed by a loss for the Vikings 72-53, which left the Vikes 4-15 overall and 1-7 in conference play.
Berry also lost at Birmingham-Southern on Friday night, with the Lady Vikings narrowly defeated by a final score of 64-63 and the Vikings falling by 88-62.
Berry’s basketball teams will host SAA rival Sewanee this Friday night. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm at the Cage Center on the Berry College campus. The games will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com.
Shorter University’s Lady Hawks edged Gulf South Conference rival Alabama-Huntsville 56-55 on Saturday at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre, improving the Lady Hawks’ record to 11-6 overall and 6-3 in the GSC. That was followed by a loss for the Hawks, 80-69, to Alabama-Huntsville, currently the top men’s team in the GSC and number 13 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches poll. With the loss, the Hawks fell to 12-5 overall and 6-3 in the GSC. More conference play is ahead of the Hawks and Lady Hawks this Thursday night at West Alabama. Tip off is set for 6:30 pm for the women and 8:30 pm for the men. The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.
In other college basketball from over the weekend, Georgia Highlands College’s Lady Chargers beat Georgia Northwestern Technical College on Saturday by a score of 77-44 at GNTC. GHC’s Lady Chargers will be joined by the Chargers in hosting South Georgia Tech on Wednesday, with tip off at 5:30 pm for the women and 7:30 pm for the men.
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