BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The Union College men's basketball team has a quick turnaround on Thursday night, as they hit the road to take on Montreat (N.C.) in an AAC match-up. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.
In their last game on Tuesday night at home against Reinhardt (Ga.), the Bulldogs (10-12, 4-7 AAC) held off a late charge to notch an 82-80 AAC win. In the victory, guard Tyler Wagner led all UC scorers, scoring in double-digits for the sixth straight game with 17 points.
Montreat (7-14, 2-8 AAC) dropped their last game (also on Tuesday) at Bryan, 66-53. The Cavaliers are led on the year by the AAC's leading scorer, guard LaBris Adams, who is averaging 23.3 points a game. The mark is also the fourth best in all of NAIA Division II in the points per game category.
On Thursday, UC will look to sweep the regular season series with Montreat, as the Bulldogs recorded a 100-78 over the Cavaliers at Robsion Arena on Jan. 5. In the win, Tarik Smith and Deante Johnson led UC, scoring 24 points, apiece.
To read more about Thursday night's game, check out the game notes here.