MARCH MADNESS hits Americus
AMERICUS - Tuesday evening (Mar. 1) the Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team will host the first-ever NCAA postseason game in school history.
The Hurricanes take on the Clayton State Lakers (19-9, 10-7 PBC) at 7 p.m. GSW (19-7, 12-5 PBC) is the #1 seed in the West Division. The Lakers enter as the fourth-seed out of the West.
The two teams split the regular season series 1-1 with each team winning on the opponent's home floor.
The winner will advance to the tournament's semifinal on Saturday March 5 to face the UNC Pembroke (E3)/USC Aiken (E2) winner in USC Aiken's Convocation Center in Aiken, S.C.
Gates open at 6 p.m. and official Peach Belt Tournament merchandise will be on sale.
Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 & under, and $3 for senior citizens 55 & older. Georgia Southwestern students and students of any Peach Belt Conference school get in free with their student ID.
7:00 p.m. tip
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|Current streak||Lost 1||Won 1|
|Last game||2/26 vs. Clayton State, L 80-72||2/26 at GSW, W 80-72|
#21 Phillip Brown (15.3 ppg),
#4 Colin Slotter (15.2 ppg)
#15 Brandon Robinson (20.0 ppg)
#24 Timmy Downs (19.6 ppg)
#21 Phillip Brown (11.1 rpg)
#25 Trayce Macon (6.5 rpg)
#50 Michael Thorogood (6.1 rpg)
#15 Brandon Robinson (5.8 rpg)