Results of First Round SBC Men’s Tournament Action
The first round of the Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament was completed Wednesday and went according to seeding, with one exception:
#9 Texas State defeated #8 Coastal Carolina 73-66 and will play #1 Louisiana in the Quarterfinals Friday at 11:30 am.. Details. Louisiana defeated Texas State twice during the regular season.
#5 Appalachian State won over #12 Little Rock 93-64. They'll meet #4 UTA Friday at 2:00 pm. Details. The two teams split their two games, with each winning at home.
#7 Troy was a winner over #12 South Alabama, 69-62, beating the Jaguars for the third time this season. Details. They'll now face #2 Georgia State in the quarterfinals at 5:00 Friday. The Trojans defeated GSU twice during the regular season.
And, in the nightcap, ULM found the third time to be the charm as they defeated #11 Arkansas State for the first time this season, beating the Red Wolves, 76-54. Details. Next up for the Warhawks is #3 Georgia Southern a team that ULM defeated in overtime in the only meeting between the two schools. That game tips off at 7:30.