Tag: SoCon North

Men’s Basketball pounds Mocs, earns SoCon bye

March 2, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Pregame: Line opened at 5, favoring the Mountaineers, and has dropped throughout the morning, now down to 3.5. This is free money today. If this line keeps dropping, or even settles back to 4, the Mountaineers are the play here. I was lukewarm on Chattanooga at +5. Postgame: The season was basically on the line, […]

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Men’s Basketball edges Samford in 2OT’s

February 27, 2013 No Comments by Charles

The game between Appalachian and Samford on Thursday night in the Holmes Dome is about as big of a game that Appalachian will play this season. Elon has already wrapped up the North division crown, while Samford, Appalachian and Western Carolina will fight it out for the fourth overall seed for the SoCon tourney. Western […]

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Men’s Basketball 58 Elon 61

February 13, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Coaches like to tell their teams that the next basketball game, is the biggest one of our season. Appalachian’s game against Elon will be the biggest game to date, as a win or loss in either direction has big implications as far as tournament seeding and bye possibilities. Elon holds a 2.5 game lead over […]

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Men’s Basketball 74 Western Carolina 65

February 1, 2013 No Comments by Charles

For the first time this season, in its twenty-first game, Appalachian will finally play its first game this season against a conference opponent for the second time. Way back in December, Appalachian went to Cullowhee, holding a ten point lead at halftime, and an eight point lead with ten minutes to play, before finally falling […]

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Men’s Basketball 68 Samford 72

January 19, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Samford and Appalachian were projected to finish tied for fourth in the SoCon by the media prior to the season. On Saturday afternoon, they will be playing for a share of first place. Samford has been especially hot of late, winning three in a row. Samford took care of Western Carolina on Thursday, after sweeping […]

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Men’s Basketball 88 Chattanooga 91 (OT)

January 16, 2013 No Comments by Charles

The hottest team in the Southern Conference will face the “western” road trip this weekend when they play Chattanooga on Thursday and Samford on Saturday. First up is the Chattanooga Mocs (7-10, 2-2), who are returning from a four game road trip. The Mocs were 2-2 on the road trip, falling to Georgia Tech and […]

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Men’s Basketball 83 UNC-Greensboro 70

January 13, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Appalachian concludes its homestand with a game against UNC-Greesboro on Monday night. Greensboro is having a very tough season, standing at 3-11 and 1-2 in conference play. The Spartans were considered a team that could win the North Division, but have not played that well. They have lost several plays to injuries recently and are […]

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Men’s Basketball 80 Elon 70

January 11, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Appalachian hosts Elon at approxiamately 4:30pm Saturday afternoon in a game that will have tiebreaker implications as far the SoCon tournament goes. Realizing this is only the third conference game for both teams this season, both teams know each game between divisional opponents has been critical the last several years. Both teams stand 1-1 in […]

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Appalachian State Mens Basketball: Western Carolina Postgame & Regular Season Review

February 25, 2012 No Comments by Charles

Appalachian decided its fate Saturday with a lethargic end to the regular season. The Mountaineers lost to rival Western Carolina in Cullowhee by a final of 83-75. With the loss, their tournament future was clear despite several other conference games remaining on Saturday evening. The Mountaineers finished the season fifth in the SoCon North Standings. […]

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Updated SoCon North Standings 2/23/2012

February 23, 2012 No Comments by Charles

So what has changed in a day? Everything. As expected, Elon lost big on the road at Davidson. Western led by double digits in the first half over Samford, but the Bulldogs made a late push before falling by two points on the road. UNC-Greensboro has locked the North Division championship with theĀ Elon and Samford […]

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