• Today
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 7:00pm
    Voorhees College EST
  • Today
    Truett-McConnell at 7:30pm
    Columbia International University EST
  • Today
    Warren Wilson at 7:30pm
    Milligan EST
  • Today
    Bryan at 7:30pm
    Montreat EST
  • Today
    Allen at 8:00pm
    Morris College EST
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    St. Andrews at 76
    Allen 86
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 88
    Montreat 104
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Bryan at 72
    Truett-McConnell 68
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Bluefield at 63
    Reinhardt 80
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Union at 97
    Point 74
  • Wednesday, Jan 18
    Montreat at 85
    St. Andrews 91
  • Wednesday, Jan 18
    Milligan at 104
    Tennessee Wesleyan 107
  • Wednesday, Jan 18
    Reinhardt at 123
    Point 109
  • Wednesday, Jan 18
    Allen at 83
    Bluefield 73
  • Wednesday, Jan 18
    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
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Men's Basketball - Thu, Feb. 23, 2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - No. 1 seed Tennessee Wesleyan and No. 2 seed Reinhardt (Ga.) will meet up for the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament championship after both survived the semifinal round on Thursday.

The championship game is set for Saturday at 7 p.m. in Athens, Tenn.

Tennessee Wesleyan (23-9 overall) had to work hard to get past No. 5 Virginia Intermont to pull out the 73-68 victory. The Bulldogs trailed 33-28 at the half and found themselves down 47-42 with 13:30 to play. However, Tennessee Wesleyan went on a 15-4 run to grab a 57-51 advantage with 7:03 to play. Tennessee Wesleyan led by as much as 10 points down the stretch, but the Cobras rallied to cut the deficit to 71-68 following a Tihlee Anderson bucket with 11 seconds to play. But Tennessee Wesleyan hit 2-of-4 free throws in the closing moments to seal the five-point win.

Jesse Booher came off the bench to lead Tennessee Wesleyan with 17 points. Desmond Crisp helped out with 16 points as four Bulldogs scored in double figures. 

For Virginia Intermont (16-15 overall), Justin Morris led the way with a game-high 23 points. Thomas Hawkins netted 17 points.

Reinhardt (18-11 overall) used a 16-2 run to close out the first half to turn a 17-17 tie into a 33-19 halftime cushion over No. 3 seed Bluefield (Va.). The Eagles maintained a double-double lead throughout the second half, owning as much as a 29-point lead en route to the 80-55 victory. 

David Lawson led the Eagles with 14 points, while Matt Porter added 12 points.

Bryon Carpenter paced Bluefield (18-15 overall) with 14 points.

For more information on the tournament, click here.

For complete tournament stats, click here.