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TMU Bears dominate nonconference road game

12-14-18 ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2018) – Senior Christian Davis led the Truett McConnell University men’s basketball team to a nonconference road win against Mid-Atlantic Christian University on Saturday, 75-60. The Bears improved to 6-5, 2-5 AAC on the year. Davis put up 20 points, 15 of which came in the second half, going 4-for-7 from the field and 4-for-11 from …

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TMU Bears drop AAC opener vs. No. 16 Reinhard

12-13-18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (Dec. 12, 2018) – The Truett McConnell University wrestling team hosted No. 16 Reinhardt University for their Appalachian Athletic Conference season opener. The Bears fell to the defending AAC champions, 51-0. Will Davidson, at 141, had the closest battle of the night against the No. 20 ranked Reinhardt individual. Davidson led by two at the end of …

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St. Andrews Knights take down Lady Bears on the road

12-9-18 LAURINBURG, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2018) – The Truett McConnell University women’s basketball team traveled to St. Andrews University on Saturday for their ninth straight Appalachian Athletic Conference game. The Knights (4-6, 4-5 AAC) handed the Lady Bears (2-9, 1-8 AAC) their sixth straight loss, 77-50. STONG START | LATE DEFEAT The Lady Bears outscored the Knights in the first …

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TMU Bears fall in overtime at St. Andrews, 67-66

12-9-18 LAURINURG, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2018) – The Truett McConnell University men’s basketball team took on St. Andrews University in an Appalachian Athletic Conference overtime battle, but the Bears ultimately fell on the road on Saturday afternoon by one (67-66). The Bears dropped to 5-5, 2-5 AAC on the year while the Knights improved to 4-8, 3-4 AAC. SPLIT HALVES …

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Hopkins Leads UNG Men’s Basketball Past Emmanuel, 79-71

12-5-18 FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Senior Shawn Hopkins scored a game high 26 points as the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team got back on the winning track by defeating Emmanuel, 79-71, Tuesday night on the road. After a back-and-forth first half that saw UNG lead by one at the break, the Nighthawks came out and took the lead for …

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Nine Bears earn Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards

12-4-18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (Dec. 4, 2018) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the fall student-athletes that have been awarded the 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honor and nine Truett McConnell University Bears were named. In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 grade scale and …

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UNG Athletics Announces Ninth Hall of Fame Class

12-4-18 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia Director of Athletics Lindsay Reeves and the UNG Athletics Hall of Fame committee announced Tuesday the members of the ninth induction class into the North Georgia Athletics Hall of Fame. The five new inductees will be enshrined at a special luncheon and ceremony on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The UNG Athletics Hall of Fame honors individuals …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Drops PBC Opener, 82-79

12-1-18 FLORENCE, S.C. – Despite four players in double figures, the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team fell in the Peach Belt Conference opener to Francis Marion, 82-79, Saturday afternoon at the Smith University Center. With the game tied at 73 with just over two minutes left, the Patriots took a three point lead on an and-one play from Winston …

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No. 16 UNG Women’s Basketball Pushes Past Patriots, 75-68

12-1-18 FLORENCE, S.C. – Abbie Franklin led all scorers with 22 points as the No. 16 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team pushed past Francis Marion, 75-68, Saturday afternoon. The Patriots pushed out to a quick lead through one quarter, 22-17, but the Nighthawks responded in the second quarter to tie the game at 34 going to the locker room. …

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Three UNG Men’s Soccer Players Named United Soccer Coaches All-Region

11-30-18 DAHLONEGA – Three University of North Georgia men’s soccer players were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region team earlier this week as announced by the association. Seniors Alex Grant, Adam Farrell and Prince Domafriyie were all named to the third team. Farrell finished the year with five goals and an assist while netting three penalty kicks on the …

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