Bishops to host Averett in conference tourney Tuesday


N.C. Wesleyan's Chris Braswell, center, drives to the basket during a game against Methodist in 2018.


Telegram Reports

Monday, February 18, 2019

The N.C. Wesleyan men’s basketball team (19-6, 12-5), which lost on the road to Methodist over the weekend but finished the regular season in first place in the USA-South East Division, will host Averett on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. in the first round of the USA-South Conference tournament. 

Averett (8-17, 8-9) finished fourth in the USA-South East Division. The Bishops beat AU at home, 84-82, on Dec. 15, but lost in the same matchup on the road on Feb. 6, 78-65. 

N.C. Wesleyan enters the first-round game having lost three of its last four after an 11-2 start to the conference schedule.