WVU Tech's men's basketball team looks to extend its six game winning streak as the Golden Bears host Shawnee State at 7:30 tonight.
Tech (20-7) concluded a season sweep of defending NAIA national champion Pikeville last Saturday in Pikeville, Ky. Rahshon Tabb scored 21 points in the Golden Bears' 82-78 victory.
Shawnee State (10-17) has lost two straight and 12 of its last 15 games. The Bears fell 81-70 in overtime to Cumberland at home Saturday.
Tech defeated Shawnee State 76-67 on Jan. 19 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Eddie Hayden posted 25 points for the Golden Bears in the win, while Mark Bryant and Trevor Banks had 20 points apiece for Shawnee State.
WVC BASKETBALL: Five West Virginia Conference men's basketball teams were ranked among the top 10 in Wednesday's Atlantic Region poll. West Liberty, who is the top team in the NCAA Division II coaches poll, held the top spot in the region, while Charleston is third, West Virginia Wesleyan fourth, Alderson-Broaddus seventh and Wheeling Jesuit 10th.
HUNTINGTON PREP BASKETBALL: The Huntington Prep basketball team will visit Charleston today to take on the University of Charleston junior varsity squad. Tipoff at George Washington High is at 7 tonight. Huntington Prep (24-2) defeated the UC JV team 125-59 Nov. 7 in Huntington.
TECH BASEBALL: WVU Tech's Cody Craft was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association player of the week. Craft went 5-for-9 last week with two doubles, a home run, five RBI and four runs scored, helping the Golden Bears go 3-0.
YOUTH BASKETBALL: The West Virginia Reign AAU basketball club will hold tryouts for its 11U-17U boys and 12U-14U girls teams 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Fairmont Senior High School. For more information, contact coach Ronnie Nuzum at 304-657-0954 or visit www.wvreign.com.