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Conference action will heat up today for area college basketball teams.
Men’s and women’s doubleheaders are scheduled at Davis & Elkins, Alderson Broaddus and West Virginia Wesleyan.
The Senators will face Salem International at 4 p.m., the Battlers collide with Ohio Valley at 7:30 p.m. and the Bobcats clash with the University of Charleston at 4 p.m.
Women’s games will start the day at all three locations.
While the Senator men seek their first G-MAC win of the season, the Battlers and Bobcats are off to solid starts in their new leagues.
D&E (7-5, 0-1) is coming off an 85-82 setback to Ohio Valley on Thursday night. Devin Miller fired in 22 points in a losing effort.
After disposing of G-MAC foe Salem International, 103-78, on Thursday, AB (7-4, 1-0)?has won five straight games. Malcolm Tatum (23) and Adam Kline (22) combined for 45 points in the lopsided victory.
Wesleyan is 7-5 overall and 2-2 in Mountain East Conference play. The Bobcats have won five of their last six games and idle since picking up a pair of wins in the Puerto Rico Invitational that was held in mid-December.
T.J.?Thompson had 41 total points during the event.
The D&E women, meanwhile are off to a 2-0 start in G-MAC play after Thursday’s 90-63 decision over Ohio Valley. MaQuasia Ferebee led the Senators with 14 points, followed by Jorden Lykes and Stephanie Wooten with 13 each.
With their first win of the season coming on Thursday against Salem International, the Battlers hope to continue the momentum against Ohio Valley. Freshman Korie Maryo tossed in a career-high 16 points in the win.
The Bobcats will look to rebound in the new year after a 2-6 start and 0-4 slate in the MEC. Wesleyan has been idle since falling to Fayetteville State on Dec. 15. Brittany Williams tallied 12 points in the setback.