ASHEVILLE -The top two teams in the AAC will square off Saturday in the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Game of the Week. Top-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan welcomes second-ranked Reinhardt (Ga.) to James L. Robb Gymnasium for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off.
Tennessee Wesleyan (19-9, 12-2 AAC) enters Saturday's contest winners of their last seven, including a 100-79 romp over Maryville College on Monday. Quincy Scates scored 29 points to lead the Bulldogs. Desmond Crisp netted 24 points, while E'Jay Ward added 15 points to go along with nine assists and six steals.
Reinhardt (15-10, 10-4 AAC) dropped a 73-59 decision on homecoming last Saturday to Montreat. Ishmael John scored 19 points off the bench, and recorded four steals and three assists for Reinhardt. Jerome Carmichael finished with 10 points, four steals and three assists in the loss.
Reinhardt will be looking to sweep the season series from Wesleyan after a 76-69 win in Waleska earlier this season on Jan. 21.
AAC Schedule This Week
Wednesday, Feb. 15
Tennessee Wesleyan at Montreat, 7:30 pm
Bryan at Reinhardt , 7:30 pm
Virginia Intermont at Bluefield, 7:30 PM
Union at Point, 7:30 pm
Saturday, Feb. 18
Reinhardt at Tennessee Wesleyan, 4:00 pm *
Point at Milligan, 4:00 pm
Union at Bryan, 6:00 pm
Montreat @ Virginia Intermont, 7:30 pm
*AAC Game of the Week
Press Release written by David Pickett, Sports Information Intern