Wildcats News · Men’s Basketball vs Chapel Hill – Big 8 Conference Tournament | TU 2.18.2020

First Round
#5 Chapel Hill at #4 East Chapel Hill

East opened with five consecutive 3-pointers to pull out to an early 6 point lead. Chapel Hill rallied and went into the break ahead by a dozen.
Both teams went into zone defenses that slowed the scoring, only 12 total points were added as the Tigers’ lead was still nine.
East staged their comeback bid late in the fourth period and took the lead, 47-46, with 1:58 left in the game.
The final four points were made by the Tigers and East’s final, desperation, shot, sailed high.

Final Score: Chapel Hill 50, East Chapel Hill 47

(In Henderson Wildcat Women’s Basketball defeated Vance County 41-36 to
advance to a second round match-up vs Northwood at Northwood on Thursday night)

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