Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State men’s basketball team had six players score in double figures and shot red hot from the floor as they defeated the UVa-Wise Cavaliers by 28 points, 92-64, as they advance to the Second Round of the MEC Conference Tournament.
Glenville State and UVa-Wise would go back and fourth early however the Pioneers would go on a 14 point run at the 10:33 minute mark of the first half as they took a 19 point lead, 31-12. The Pioneers would head into halftime up big over the Cavaliers by 26 points, 46-20.
In the second half it would be all Glenville State as they had no problem with UVa-Wise as they went on to win big, 92-64.
The Pioneers never trailed in the game. Glenville State outscored UVa-Wise in the paint by 20 points, 40 to 20. The Pioneers bench outscored the Cavaliers bench, 37 to 14.
Donte Morales scored a game high 15 points for the Pioneers despite only playing 19 minutes. Sedric Nady scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in the win while Brett Morris also scored 13 points for GSC.
Luke Campbell, Brien Winston, and Juwan Wells all chipped in with 10 point each on the night. Winston also dished out a game high four assists.
UVa-Wise was led by Tyler Maggard as he scored 14 points, hitting four three-pointers on the night.
Glenville State (19-10, 15-8) will advance to the Second Round of the MEC Conference Tournament as they will now play #4 Charleston on Friday, March 6th at the Charleston Civic Center with tip-off set for 8:15 p.m.