Vila carries Chattanooga past The Citadel 68-65
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ramon Vila recorded 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to a 68-65 win over The Citadel on Thursday night.
David Jean-Baptiste had 16 points for Chattanooga...
Tisdale scores 29, helps ETSU hold off The Citadel 91-83
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored a career-best 29 points and made six free throws in the last 35 seconds as East Tennessee State fended off The Citadel 91-83 Thursday night.
Tisdale scored 20 of his 29 points after halftime and, despite being a 61 percent free-throw shooter, calmly sank six in a row after The Citadel had cut the ETSU lead to 83-80 on a couple of free throws by Hayden Brown.
Stallworth scores 27 to carry The Citadel over Mercer 67-61
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Lew Stallworth had 27 points as The Citadel beat Mercer 67-61 on Saturday.
Kaiden Rice had 11 points for The Citadel (11-12, 3-9 Southern Conference), which broke its five-game road losing streak. Hayden Brown added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Zane Najdawi, the Bulldogs' second leading scorer entering the matchup at 14 points per game, shot only 17 percent for the game (1 of 6).
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored 16 points and No. 8 seed The Citadel held off ninth-seeded VMI 78-70 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament on Friday.
The Citadel (11-20) will play top-seeded UNC Greensboro (24-7) in a Saturday quarterfinal.
Najdawi was 4 of 11 from the field but made 7 of 11 of his free throws. Frankie Johnson and Matt Frierson added 12 points apiece, and Hayden Brown chipped in 11 for the Bulldogs. Frierson made four of The Citadel's 14 3-pointers.
Najdawi, Frierson rally The Citadel past Wofford 80-78
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi scored 16 points, including two big free throws with 7.6 seconds on the clock and blocked four shots, Matt Frierson scored 15 with a key late steal and The Citadel came from 10 points back to stun Wofford 80-78 and kick off the second half of the Southern Conference season Thursday night.
Najdawi scores 28; The Citadel beats Trinity Baptist 116-66
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zane Najdawi made 12 of 15 from the field and scored 28 points and Tariq Simmons had 16 points, a career-high seven rebounds, four assists and four steals to help The Citadel beat Trinity Baptist 116-66 on Tuesday night.
Kaelon Harris and Hayden Brown scored 11 points apiece for The Citadel (3-2). Frankie Johnson added nine points and five steals, while Preston Parks finished with eight points, a career-high tying nine assists and four steals.
Citadel freshmen Tariq Simmons and Hayden Brown shine, but Bulldogs fall at Virginia Tech
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Citadel freshmen Tariq Simmons and Hayden Brown scored 22 points each, but it wasn't nearly enough as Virginia Tech ran to a 132-93 victory Sunday night at Cassell Coliseum.
It was the most points scord by the Hokies under basketball coach Buzz Williams, now in his fifth season at Virginia Tech.