The Middle Georgia State Men's Basketball team went down to the wire in the Southern States opener on Thursday night. The Knights topped Blue Mountain College 69-68 in overtime. They improve to 6-0 on the season.
Middle Georgia St was led by Darrell White who had 22 points and 7 rebounds. Tyrone Young had 13 points and 13 rebounds. MGS got the victory despite shooting 26 percent from the field to go along with 17 turnovers. They did win the rebounding battle 62-54.
In the 1st game of the day, the Middle Georgia State Women's Basketball team topped Blue Mountain 65-59. The Knights were led by Joy Sadler who had 17 points and 8 rebounds. Kianna Delas had 16 points, and Mariah Scott chipped in with 16 rebounds. The Knights improve to 4-3.
Up next, the Knights will host Bethel at Morris Gym. The women will play at noon, and the men at 2 pm.