• Yesterday
    Montreat at 85
    St. Andrews 91
  • Yesterday
    Milligan at 104
    Tennessee Wesleyan 107
  • Yesterday
    Reinhardt at 123
    Point 109
  • Yesterday
    Allen at 83
    Bluefield 73
  • Yesterday
    Union at 84
    Bryan 70
  • Tuesday, Jan 17
    Fisk University at 64
    Truett-McConnell 92
  • Monday, Jan 16
    Montreat at 90
    Crown College 52
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    St. Andrews at 67
    Milligan 66
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 79
    Truett-McConnell 84
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Allen at 90
    Montreat 94
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Point at 73
    Bluefield 90
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Bryan at 80
    Reinhardt 82
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Bluefield at (OT) 81
    Tennessee Wesleyan 73
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Montreat at 84
    Point 60
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Milligan at 82
    Reinhardt 110
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Allen at 86
    Bryan 77
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Truett-McConnell at 65
    Union 87
  • Monday, Jan 9
    Point at 86
    Milligan 94
  • Monday, Jan 9
    Bob Jones University at 83
    Montreat 95
  • Monday, Jan 9
    Voorhees College at 74
    Tennessee Wesleyan 87
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Men's Basketball - Tue, Feb. 21, 2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - No. 5 seed Virginia Intermont registered the lone upset of the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament quarterfinal round as the top three seeded teams all registered victories on Tuesday.

Virginia Intermont (16-14 overall) pulled out a 72-70 victory over host and No. 4 seed Bryan (Tenn.) to earn the right to face top-seeded Tennessee Wesleyan on Thursday. Four Cobras scored in double figures with Marquette Knight leading the way with 17 points. Jimmie Ross followed with 16. Virginia Intermont trailed 37-33 at the half but rallied during the final 20 minutes to collect the win. The Cobras shot 61.9 percent (13-of-21 shots) from the floor during the second half to fuel the comeback.

Tim Fortenberry paced Bryan (13-18 overall) with 17 points.

The Cobras will next play at Tennessee Wesleyan at 7 p.m. on Thursday, who had to rally late to fend off No. 8 seed Union (Ky.) 66-59. The final five minutes of regulation were frantic, as TWC went on a 7-2 run over a five minute span to take a 58-57 lead with 1:38 left. After a UC turnover on their next trip down the floor, TWC sunk two free throws to take a 60-57 lead with one minute left in regulation. TWC finished the game outscored Union 6-2 to seal the seven-point win.

Desmond Crisp led TWC (22-9 overall) with 20 points. Ian Davis paced Union (8-23 overall) with 13 points, while Josh Hurd registered a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. 

No. 3 seed Bluefield (Va.) had little trouble in dispatching No. 6 seed Montreat (N.C.) 93-58. All five of Rams starters scored in double figures with Kearsten Marion setting the tone with 24 points. Bryon Carpenter followed with 18 points. LaBris Adams led Montreat (12-17 overall) with 12 points.

Bluefield (18-14 overall) will travel to face No. 2 seed Reinhardt (Ga.) on Thursday at 7 p.m. after the Eagles downed No. 7 seed Milligan (Tenn.) 63-54. Reinhardt had only two players score in double figures with David Lawson and Tareek Roach coming off the bench to net 12 and 11 points, respectively. Torian Sitton led three Buffaloes in double-digit scoring as he registered 17 points.

Reinhardt is now 17-11 overall, while Milligan ends the year 10-17.

For more infomation on the tournament, click here.

For complete tournament stats and box scores, click here.