Top Seeds Advance to Semifinals of South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Championship

Top Seeds Advance to Semifinals of South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Championship

UPDATED BRACKET

#1 Lincoln Memorial 90, #8 Anderson 62

HARROGATE, Tenn. – The No. 1 nationally ranked and top-seeded Railsplitters (28-1) advanced to the semifinal round of the South Atlantic Conference Championship with a 90-62 destruction of the eight-seeded Anderson Trojans (10-19) on Wednesday night at Tex Turner Arena. FULL RECAP

#4 Wingate 76, #5 Coker 75 - OT

WINGATE, N.C. - The fourth-seeded Wingate University Bulldogs overcame an 11-point second half deficit Wednesday night, prevailing 76-75 in overtime in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference men's basketball tournament in Cuddy Arena. Wingate improves to 15-14 overall, advancing to the SAC Tournament semifinals to face top-ranked Lincoln Memorial Saturday in Greenville, S.C. Coker ends its season at 12-17 overall.  FULL RECAP

#2 Queens 73, #7 Lenoir-Rhyne 61

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  – Fifth-ranked Queens University of Charlotte defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University by a score of 73-61 in the quarterfinal round of the South Atlantic Conference Championships to advance to the semifinals in Greenville, S.C. for the fourth straight season.  FULL RECAP

#3 Carson-Newman 102, #6 Newberry 82

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Third-seeded Carson-Newman (23-6) cranked through a monster second half run aided by some lockdown defense to tote the Eagles to a 102-82 triumph over Newberry (15-14) Wednesday evening in Holt Fieldhouse in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship. FULL RECAP