Despite trailing by 11 points at halftime, the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team battled back in the second half to force overtime in the season opener with the score knotted at 68. Behind Sam Armstrong's 11 points in overtime, the Knights topped Shenandoah University 82-79.
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team was picked for a ninth-place finish in the Capital Athletic Conference but is poised to make big improvements this year with a strong group of returners.
The 2016-17 men’s basketball season at Southern Virginia University, which began in November in Idaho, ended in February with a win over St. Mary’s (Md.) to finish a 5-20 season with a trio of conference wins at home.
The Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team logged a high-intensity comeback against St. Mary’s College of Maryland on senior day Saturday afternoon, topping the Seahawks 82-77 in the final regular-season game of the year.
Of the seven men’s basketball games this season that have taken place in the Knight Sports Arena, six of them have been decided by five points or less. Saturday afternoon was no different as the Southern Virginia University men’s basketball team found themselves on the wrong side of a 60-57 decision against York College of Pennsylvania.