• Yesterday
    Bryan at 69
    Bluefield 76
  • Yesterday
    Kentucky Christian at 67
    Union 99
  • Yesterday
    St. Andrews at 51
    Point 64
  • Yesterday
    Truett-McConnell at 91
    Montreat 77
  • Yesterday
    Milligan at 71
    Tennessee Wesleyan 57
  • Yesterday
    Hiwassee College at 88
    Reinhardt 91
  • Wednesday, Jan 21
    Milligan at 74
    St. Andrews 55
  • Wednesday, Jan 21
    Point at 64
    Bluefield 67
  • Wednesday, Jan 21
    Tennessee Temple at 66
    Bryan 75
  • Wednesday, Jan 21
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 102
    Reinhardt 107
  • Wednesday, Jan 21
    Montreat at 74
    Union 109
  • Monday, Jan 19
    Allen University at Cncl
  • Monday, Jan 19
    Toccoa Falls at 79
    Truett-McConnell 84
  • Monday, Jan 19
    Warren Wilson at 87
    Montreat 81
  • Monday, Jan 19
    Union at 101
    Ohio Christian 84
  • Saturday, Jan 17
    Bryan at 60
    St. Andrews 68
  • Saturday, Jan 17
    Point at 49
    Milligan 58
  • Saturday, Jan 17
    Montreat at 75
    Tennessee Wesleyan 88
  • Saturday, Jan 17
    Truett-McConnell at 55
    Union 106
  • Thursday, Jan 15
    Montreat at 64
    Lees-McRae 103
Bluefield College Bryan College Columbia College Milligan College Montreat College Point University
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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.

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For complete tournament stats and box scores, click here.