WVU Tech Wins Over St. Francis

Beckley, WV (WOAY) – Check out highlights from Tuesday’s men’s basketball game between WVU Tech and Saint Francis. Both teams entered this matchup in the top 20 of the NAIA Division II preseason coaches’ rankings.

The Golden Bears established momentum early with success on three-pointers, shooting 50 percent from that range in the opening 20 minutes. They would be able to withstand several comeback attempts from the Cougars in the 85-73 win.

Brandon Shingles led all scorers with 25 points, including a three-pointer in the final seconds before halftime that gave WVU Tech a 42-35 lead going into the break. Elisha Boone came close to a double-double with 24 points and nine rebounds. 12 Golden Bears saw playing time Tuesday night, including three Southern West Virginia natives.

WVU Tech men’s basketball will be at the Rio Grande Classic this weekend in Ohio, while the Lady Golden Bears (who lost 77-69 at Charleston Tuesday) have two games scheduled in Indiana.

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