UC Men's And Women's Moving On In The MEC Tournament

On Tuesday night the Mountain East Conference Basketball tournament began play. UC's men's team entered the tournament as a 5th seed and got by 12th seed Urbana 76-66. The Golden Eagles Justin Coleman put up 19 points and had 10 rebounds for UC. The Golden Eagles will face 4th seeded Concord on Friday at the Charleston Civic Center in the quarterfinals.

UC women's team will be continuing their season as well. The 7th seed Golden Eagles got by the 10th seed Shepherd 84-73. Chyress Lockhart played a near perfect game for UC. She had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists in the contest. The Golden Eagles will now take on 2nd seeded Wheeling Jesuit on Thursday night in the quarterfinals.

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