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Jaylen Daniel picked the right time to get hot from three-point range. The 6-foot-7 guard/forward combo hit two three-pointers in an overtime session as the No. 16 Tigers (22-9) advance to the finals of the 2014 Mid-South Conference Championships presented by GoJohnnyGo 5K/10K Walk/Run.
"I feel comfortable out there and sometimes defenders don't expect me to take them," Daniel said. "I got a couple of open looks and just knew I could hit them."
Georgetown College men's basketball knocked off a very hot Bluefield College team to start its journey in the 2014 Mid-South Conference Basketball Championships presented by GoJohnnyGo 5K/10K Run/Walk.
The No. 16 Tigers (21-9) erased a double-digit early deficit, then scratched and clawed for the 78-74 win.
Monty Wilson scored a tournament career-high with 31 points; he had 27 in the semifinal loss to University of Pikeville in 2013. The senior was hot early, scoring 17 points as the Tigers changed a 12-point deficit to a two-point lead at the break.
Georgetown College's Monty Wilson and Deondre McWhorter earned Mid-South Conference honors as released by the league off Wednesday. Wilson took his second first-team all-conference honor, while McWhorter was named to the second team.
Russ Middleton earned his fourth MSC All-Academic honor, which requires athletes to be of sophomore or higher standing with a 3.25 grade point average or better.
Georgetown College men's and women's basketball teams learned their playoff schedule late Saturday evening. The Mid-South Conference will run Thursday-Sunday in Lebanon, Tenn.
The No. 14 men's team is set for a third meeting with Bluefield College. Tip is set for 7 pm Thursday. The No. 8 women's team will start postseason with a showdown with University of Rio Grande. Tip is set for 7 pm Friday in Lebanon, Tenn. The Tigers swept both these teams in the regular season respectively.
Georgetown College men's basketball rebounded from Thursday's loss with a big win on Senior Day Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym. The No. 16 Tigers (20-8, 11-6) sent out Montavious Marc, Monty Wilson, Russ Middleton, Branden Burdette and Anthony Adkins with an 81-59 win.
Jaylen Daniel was impressive off the bench with 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including 2-of-2 from three-point range. The junior also went 6-of-6 from the foul line.
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|Mid-South Conference Tournament Finals|
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