Basketball teams defeat Bluefield over the weekend


Both the Milligan College men’s and women’s basketball teams kept their strong starts to Appalachian Athletic Conference action going as they both defeated Bluefield College on Saturday, Dec. 12.

While the women’s team (21-1 overall, 6-0 AAC) used a 74-63 win over the Lady Rams to secure its ninth double-digit victory of the season, the men’s team (9-3 overall, 5-1 AAC) defeated Bluefield 83-82 on a last second shot by James Songester for its seventh win by only eight points or less so far.

The Milligan women currently lead the AAC with six conference wins, and are one of only two teams undefeated in conference action. The men’s team, meanwhile, is currently tied for second in the AAC standings, and like the women’s team, has the second most overall wins among all AAC squads.

For more information on the Milligan men’s and women’s basketball teams or to read the game recaps against Bluefield, check out!