Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hilltopper basketball teams enter tournament action

By student public relations writer Megan Valentine
The men’s and women’s Hilltopper basketball teams recently concluded their regular season schedules, and both will now make appearances in the 49th Ohio Regional Campus State Basketball Tournament.

The Lady Hilltoppers finished with a record of 8-4 in the conference. Jenny Grigsby leads the team as top scorer with 21.2 points per game.

In the first round of the ORC Tournament the women’s team will travel to Miami Middletown to take on Ohio University-Zanesville. The game will begin at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 14.

If OU-C is victorious in this matchup, the women’s team will then face off against No. 3 seed Miami Middletown at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The winner of this game will move on to the Final Four at Ohio University-Lancaster the following weekend.

Ohio University-Chillicothe’s men’s Hilltopper basketball team finished 8-6 in the conference this season. Top scorer Noah Godsey leads the team with 22.5 points per game.

The men will travel to Miami Hamilton for their first round of the ORC Tournament this weekend. At 5 p.m. on Saturday they will face Miami Hamilton, and the winner will then take on No. 3 seed Miami Middletown at 5 p.m. on Sunday for the opportunity to continue in the tournament.

The men’s Final Four will tip off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Ohio University-Lancaster, and the Ohio Regional Campus Conference Championship game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m.

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