No. 1 Seed Emmanuel Wins 2019 Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Championship

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. – No. 1 seed Emmanuel College claimed the 2019 Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Championship on Sunday (Mar. 10) afternoon after defeating No. 2 seed Belmont Abbey College by a score of 75-72.

This win secures the Lions their first-ever Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Championship title in their first year of postseason eligibility. The victory also notches Emmanuel an automatic bid to the 2019 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship, which is the team's first-ever NCAA Men's Basketball postseason appearance.

The Lions will find out their 2019 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship seeding tonight on the NCAA Selection Show.

 

2019 MBB All-Tournament Team:

Jamaal Matin, Mount Olive

Bobby Stenborg, Barton

DeQuan Abrom, Belmont Abbey

Romeao Ferguson, Belmont Abbey

Brandon Simpson, Emmanuel

Austin Greene, Emmanuel

 

2019 MBB Championship MVP:

Kendrick Colvin, Emmanuel

 

2019 Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Champion

Emmanuel College

 


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.