The Mountaineers will most likely be big underdogs in the first round of the tournament. Appalachian only won two games against the SoCon South all season long and was handled easily by the Cougars in Boone in mid-February. I am thinking Charleston will be favored by 9 points here.
Line was posted with Appalachian being spotted six points and I decided to jump on it and ride my Mountaineers. Appalachian cruised for the most of the game besides the first eight minutes of the game. Appalachian stretched their lead by as many as 18 points late in the second half before the final margin was posted. The Mountaineers shot well all afternoon long while Charleston struggled in all aspects of the game until late.