LEBANON, Tenn. – Men's basketball has scored under 50 points just twice this season. Both of these occasions have come against the Cumberland Bulldogs with the most recent result coming in a 59-49 loss on the road. The Bears (9-19, 3-14 MSC) latest loss mathematically eliminated them from playoff contention.
PORTSMOUTH - Men's basketball sent the four members of its senior class out with a win in its final home game, defeating Bluefield by a 75-67 final. You can watch the highlights of that game through the YouTube link embedded below. Be sure to watch in high definition for the best video quality.
PORTSMOUTH – Men's basketball outscored No. 2 Pikeville in the second half of its game Thursday afternoon but came up shy on the final scoreboard, 69-56. You can watch all the highlights from that contest here. Be sure to watch the film in high definition for the best video quality.
PORTSMOUTH – Men's basketball took down Bluefield by a score of 75-67 as its bid a proper farewell to the four members of its senior class during the team's final home game of the season. With the win, the Bears (9-18, 3-13 MSC) snapped a nine-game losing skid. The win not only gives the four seniors a good final game day memory inside Waller Gymnasium, it gives the team at least one more week of meaningful games as the Bears needed a win to keep their playoff hopes alive.
PORTSMOUTH – No. 2 Pikeville proved its national prowess once again by downing Shawnee State 69-56 on Thursday night. The win gave Pikeville (24-2, 14-1 MSC) an outright Mid-South Conference Championship. Shawnee State (8-18, 2-13 MSC) outscored Pikeville during the second half but the middle part of the opening half proved too much of a margin to overcome.