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Left: Senior guard C.J. Wilcox (#2) and junior guard Joshua Tolbert (#14) in action for Skyhawks during 2016-17 season
Men's Basketball - Mon, Feb. 20, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga. – Point University men's basketball (2-27; 1-19 AAC), coached by Darryl Slack, received the number 11 seed in the Appalachian Athletics Conference (AAC) Men's Basketball Championships and plays its first-round game against number six seed Allen University (13-15; 10-10 AAC), Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m.  The championships are hosted this season by the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport, Tenn.


Click this link to view the tournament bracket and bookmark the page.

Click this link to bookmark the page and watch the tournament games live online.  The cost to watch the tournament games live is: $7.99 per game and $19.99 for the men's tournament.

Click the Live Stats link here to navigate to the Dakstats Tournament page.

For directions to the Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center, please click here.


If Point wins Wednesday's game, it takes on number three-seed Montreat College (19-9; 12-8 AAC), Thursday, Feb. 23, at 9:15 p.m.  The other Wednesday match-ups include: number eight seed St. Andrews University (11-16; 9-11 AAC) vs. number nine Milligan College (14-15; 9-11 AAC) at 12 noon; number seven seed Truett-McConnell University (15-15; 9-11 AAC) vs. number 10 seed Bryan College (10-19; 6-14 AAC).


In the quarterfinals on Thursday, Feb. 23, the winner of the St. Andrews-Milligan game takes on number one seed Union College (27-3; 20-0 AAC), the number two team in the NAIA, at 12 noon, and the winner of the Truett-McConnell-Bryan game meets number two seed Reinhardt University (20-8; 13-7 AAC) at 7:30 p.m.  Also on Thursday, number four seed Tennessee Wesleyan University (17-12; 11-9 AAC) takes on number five seed Bluefield College (13-17; 10-10 AAC) at 1:45 p.m.


The Feb. 24 semifinal round brings together the winners of Thursday's 12 noon and 1:45 p.m. quarterfinal games, Friday at 6 p.m., and Thursday's 7:30 and 9:15 games, Friday at 8 p.m.  The championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m.


POINT UNIVERSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL SEASON RECAP:  Point defeated Carlow University (Pa.), 79-71, Nov. 5, and upset Tennessee Wesleyan, which was nationally-ranked at the time, 89-71, Dec. 7, and then lost its last 18 games of the regular season and finished with records of 2-27 overall and 1-19 in conference.  The Skyhawks lost six conference games by 10 or fewer points.  Point lost to Wednesday's first-round opponent, Allen University, twice this season.


Guard Josh Tolbert (JR/Auburn, AL) led the Skyhawks in scoring and three-pointers, averaging 15 points with 95 three-pointers, and guard C.J. Wilcox (SR/Mobile, AL) averaged 8.7 points with 27 three-pointers and led the team with 94 assists and 40 steals.  Forward Andre Cinicola (SR/Hampton, GA) averages 6.1 points and a team-high 8.3 rebounds, including 22 boards in his final home game against Milligan, Feb. 11, and 15 in his final regular-season game vs. second-ranked Union, and also led Point with 37 blocked shots.  Forward Jay Shorts (JR/Union Grove, GA) averaged 7.8 points with 47 three-pointers.


ALLEN UNIVERSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL SEASON RECAP:  Coached by Nelson Jones, Allen University defeated Point in both conference games this season and won its last three conference games and seven of its last 11 and finished with records of 13-15 overall and 10-10 in conference.  The Yellowjackets lost seven conference games by seven points or less.


Freshman center Brandon Moore led Allen in scoring and rebounding, averaging 18.2 points and 7.6 rebounds, with a team-high 12 blocked shots, and sophomore forward Demetrius Richardson averaged 11.9 points and 3.3 rebounds and led Allen with 39 steals.  Junior guard Ivory Drummer averaged 11.1 points and 4.3 rebounds with 49 three-pointers, and senior forward Arvel Atwater averaged 10.5 points and 3.6 rebounds and led the Yellowjackets with 62 three-pointers.