PORTSMOUTH – Men's basketball had two members of its team earn spots on the Mid-South Conference All-Academic Team. To be eligible for the Academic All-MSC team, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and be a sophomore, junior or senior.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – What started as men's basketball's first trip to the Mid-South quarterfinals ended with a heart-wrenching loss as the fifth-seeded Bears (16-14) saw fourth-seeded Campbellsville (20-11) erase and 15 point first half lead and turn it into a 78-67 win of their own. The second half saw the Tigers outscore the Bears 48-30 over the final 20 minutes.
PORTSMOUTH – Men's basketball will host fourth-seeded Campbellsville this Friday in the Mid-South Tournament quarterfinals. That game is schedule to tip at 4 p.m. The Bears (16-13, 11-9 MSC) finished the regular season in fifth place in the Mid-South. At stake this weekend will be the conference's automatic bid to the NAIA Tournament while the remaining teams will have to wait out their at-large bid fate. If the Bears secure a bid to the NAIA tournament, it would be the first in program history.
RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Men's basketball held a 25-point lead at the half against rival Rio Grande Tuesday evening. However, the RedStorm (11-19, 6-14 MSC) rallied back for the victory. The Bears (16-13, 11-9 MSC) led 53-28 at the half before the second half breakdown.
PORTSMOUTH – For just the first time this season, men's basketball dropped both if its Mid-South games in one week as the Bears (16-12, 11-8 MSC), were downed by No. 12 Pikeville (23-5, 14-5 MSC), 72-52. The game was the home finale for the Bears and before the game they honored the four members of the senior class (Jeremy Bennington, Tyler Boyles, Tyler Morgan and Ian Nixson).