PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's and Women's Basketball) – All this weekend – as the Shawnee State men's and women's basketball teams play in the Mid-South Conference Championships – Buffalo Wild Wings in Portsmouth will be streaming each of the contests.
The first game begins tonight at 6 p.m., when the women's team takes on St. Catharine College. The men's game is set for Friday at 8 p.m.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Basketball) – Following its best finish in Mid-South Conference play since the 2012-13 season, the Shawnee State men's basketball team will represent the fifth seed in the Mid-South Conference Championships, which are set to begin Thursday at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky.
The Bears will not be in action until day two, as Thursday begins with the play-in game featuring No. 9 St. Catharine College and No. 8 Cumberland University. Action heats up Friday with all four quarterfinal matchups.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Basketball) – The Shawnee State men's basketball team received recognition for some off-court excellence, as Seth Young (SR/Franklin, Ohio) was honored with Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors, conference officials announce Wednesday morning.
GEORGETWON, Ky. (Men's Basketball) – The Shawnee State men's basketball team erased a nine-point halftime deficit – taking a one-point lead at the 12:35 mark – but No. 2 Georgetown College used a 25-12 extended run over the final 10 minutes to defeat the Bears, 79-66, on Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.
Frederick Moore (SO/Cincinnati, Ohio) led the way for the Bears (15-14, 8-8 Mid-South), collecting a team-high 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Ethan Moffatt (SR/Somerville, Tenn.) added 11 points to go with seven rebounds, and Nick Tingle (SR/Clayton, Ohio) and Devon Carter (SR/Clayton, Ohio) each tallied nine points.
ELKINS, W. Va. (Men's Basketball) – The Shawnee State basketball team got hot early, stayed hot, and never looked back, as the Bears earned an 88-73 victory over Davis & Elkins College in their final non-conference matchup of the season on Tuesday night at the McDonnell Center.
Ethan Moffatt (SR/Somerville, Tenn.) scored a team-high 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including a 3-of-4 performance from the three point line to pace five SSU players in double-figures. Nick Tingle (SR/Clayton, Ohio) notched 14 points, while Devon Carter (SR/Clayton, Ohio) tallied 11 and Blake Yates (SO/Lucasville, Ohio) and Frederick Moore (SO/Cincinnati, Ohio) each scored 10.