WV State In WVIAC Finals

By: Assocated Press
By: Assocated Press


Top-seeded Alderson-Broaddus and number three West Virginia State will meet tomorrow night (Saturday) for the West Virginia Conference men's basketball tournament championship.

Defending tournament champion West Virginia State got 42 points
from conference player of the year Ted Scott in beating
second-seeded West Liberty 107-to-89.

The Yellowjackets jumped to a 61-to-40 lead behind 24 first-half
points from Scott.

West Liberty got no closer than 15 points in the second half.

Scott wasn't the only star for West Virginia State. Tony Cornett
had 30 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and five steals.

Shane Maynard led West Liberty with 28 points.

Alderson-Broaddus came from 17 points down to beat Concord
91-to-87 in the semifinals at the Charleston Civic Center.

For Alderson-Broaddus, Stan Hall scored 29 points, including 21
in the second half. Anthony Harper added 24 points and freshman
Terrell Eargle had 17.

Alderson-Broaddus overcame a great performance by Concord's
Tyrone Anderson, who had 31 points and 13 rebounds.

Fourth-seeded Concord led 39-to-22 in the first half before
Alderson-Broaddus slowly came back. Alderson-Broaddus scored eight straight points to take an 81-to-76 lead with 1:35 remaining. The
Battlers sealed the win by making eight-of-ten free throws in the
final minute.


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