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10th-ranked Railsplitters sizzle in 111-90 win over Catawba

Posted: 01/25/2014 - Three players scored 20 or more points for the 10th-ranked Railsplitters, who raced past the Catawba College Indians in the second half to capture a 111-90 victory in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday inside of Goodman Gym in Salisbury, North Carolina.

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Cavalier women complete season sweep of Bobcats on Saturday

Posted: 01/25/2014 - UVa-Wise completed a season series sweep of visiting West Virginia Wesleyan with a 58-50 win at the Prior Center on Saturday. In the loss, the Bobcats went the first 12:15 of the second half without making a field goal as the team hit just 32.1 percent of its shots.

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Cold shooting dooms Cavaliers in loss to Bobcats

Posted: 01/25/2014 - West Virginia Wesleyan limited UVa-Wise to just 32.1 percent shooting en route to a 67-56 Mountain East Conference win at the Prior Center on Saturday. The win completed a season sweep of the series for the Bobcats as the visitors hit 17 of 18 foul shots while also shooting 50 percent from beyond the 3-point line.

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Green's three-pointer lifts Lady Railsplitters to 72-71 overtime triumph over Catawba

Posted: 01/25/2014 - Senior guard Kalasia Green (Laveen, AZ) dropped in a three-pointer with eight seconds remaining in overtime as the Lady Railsplitters rallied from a 17-point deficit to top the Catawba College Indians 72-71 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Saturday inside of Goodman Gym in Salisbury, North Carolina. Lincoln Memorial University - winners of four of its last five - improve to 9-7 overall and 8-4 in SAC play, while the Indians fall to an even 8-8 on the season and 6-6 in the league.

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Jodie Whitaker named UK Hoops’ SEC Legend

Posted: 01/25/2014 - Former Kentucky women’s basketball standout Jodie Whitaker has been selected as the Wildcats’ Southeastern Conference Basketball Legend and will be honored at this year’s SEC Tournament at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., March 5-9.

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UPike men coaching staff trading dress shoes for sneakers

Posted: 01/24/2014 - Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers™ Awareness Weekend, a collaborative initiative of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society, will take place Jan. 24-26, 2014.

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Patriots picked 9th in MSC preseason poll

Posted: 01/24/2014 - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Softball program is looking to rebound from a rough 2013 season where they went 10-36 on the year. The Mid-South Conference (MSC) released the softball pre-season ranking this week and UC was picked towards the back of the pack.

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Quigley, UPike women edge Rio Grande 100-97

Posted: 01/24/2014 - What looked like a defensive struggle at first turned into an offensive explosion as the University of Pikeville women’s basketball team held on for a 100-97 victory over Rio Grande (Ohio) Thursday night at the East Ky. Expo Center.

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Belmont turns away Morehead State 80-66

Posted: 01/24/2014 - Craig Bradshaw scored all 24 of his points in the second half and Belmont won its third straight game with an 80-66 victory over Morehead State on Thursday night.

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Comeback falls short as Cavalier women fall to Concord

Posted: 01/23/2014 - Concord University built a 34-21 halftime lead and held off a late UVa-Wise rally in a 73-66 win at the Prior Center on Thursday. The victorious Mountain Lions placed four players in double-figure scoring led by Sissy Wagner’s 16 point-nine assist performance.

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Simmons' layup lifts Alabama past No. 9 Kentucky

Posted: 01/23/2014 - Daisha Simmons scored 17 of her 22 points in the second half, including a layup with 2.3 seconds remaining that lifted Alabama to a 57-55 win over No. 9 Kentucky on Thursday night.

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USA Basketball picks national team roster pool

Updated: 01/23/2014 - LeBron James and 10 others from the 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team are remaining in the national team pool, joined by a group of newcomers hoping for their first chance at gold.

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Randle added to Oscar Robertson watch list

Posted: 01/23/2014 - Randle has already been tabbed to the Wooden Award midseason watch list and has won numerous awards throughout his impressive freshman campaign.

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Chance Jones pours In 30 Points, 10th-ranked Railsplitters pounce nn Lions in second half

Posted: 01/22/2014 - The 10th-ranked Railsplitters churned out a 29-6 run to open the second half and senior Chance Jones (Knoxville, TN) chalked up a career-high 30 points to headline an 88-60 win over the Mars Hill University Lions in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday at Tex Turner Arena. Lincoln Memorial University wins its 10th-straight game to move to 14-1 on the season and 10-1 in SAC play, while Mars Hill falls to 3-13 overall and 1-10 in the league with the loss.

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Second half surge paces No. 25 Union past Montreat 82-63

Posted: 01/22/2014 - The 25th-ranked Union College men's basketball team came back in a big way after facing a halftime deficit, using a dominating second half performance to blow past Montreat (N.C.), 82-63, in Appalachian Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening at McAlister Gymnasium.

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Mars Hill upsets Lady Railsplitters 69-66 behind Ricker's 23-point outburst

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Junior guard Ansley Ricker's game-high 23 points powered the upset-minded Mars Hill University Lions to a 69-66 victory over the Lady Railsplitters in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Wednesday at Tex Turner Arena. The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for Lincoln Memorial University, dropping its record to 8-7 overall and 7-4 in league play. Mars Hill, meanwhile, won its second-straight game to improve to 4-11 on the season and 3-8 in the SAC.

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James Long named second-team All-America by Don Hansen

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Harlon Hill Trophy winning quarterback Franklyn Quiteh of Bloomsburg and Gene Upshaw Award winning defensive end Darius Allen of Colorado State-Pueblo headline a talented 2013 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team.

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