Area roundup: Donnell leads WVU Tech past WVU Parkersburg
Kornilous Donnell scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lead WVU Tech to a 107-52 win against visiting WVU Parkersburg.
Donnell was one of four players to hit double digits in scoring for the Golden Bears (14-9). Eddie Gordon and Terrale Clark each finished with 18 points while David Rawlinson scored 11.
For WVUP (7-10), Keith Penn scored 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds.
Tech's next game is at 4 p.m. Saturday when the Golden Bears host Ohio Mid-Western College as part of the Baisi Classic.
GLENVILLE RANKED: The Glenville State women's basketball team appears in the newest USA Today Sports Division 2 Coaches Top 25 poll.
The Pioneers (16-2, 12-1 West Virginia Conference) appear at No. 20 this week after setting a school record with 70 points in the first half of a 104-67 win at Concord. The team leads the nation in scoring offense with 96.5 points per game and in 3-point field goals made per game with 14.4.
TECH HOOPS: The WVU Tech men's and women's basketball teams both appear at No. 6 in the USCAA national rankings and No. 2 in the Association of Independent Institutions Division 1 poll. The men's team is currently 13-9 while the women are 10-11.
BIG GREEN: In an effort to surpass 3,000 members for the third straight year, the Big Green Scholarship Fund is offering two courtside tickets for Saturday's Marshall men's basketball home game against UCF.
The fundraising arm of Thundering Herd athletics is 26 members shy of 3,000, and those joining by Jan. 31 will be entered into a raffle for the tickets. Big Green memberships start at $50.
There will be a signup table at tonight's game against SMU. Marshall athletes will greet fans as they enter the Henderson Center.
SWIMMING: Former South Charleston standout Travis Green recorded a career-best time in the 1,000-meter freestyle and a season best in the 500 freestyle Kentucky's Senior Day loss to Louisville over the weekend.
Green is the state record holder in the 500-freestyle and won five state championships while at South Charleston.