McKenzie, Tenn. –Former soccer great and Bethel All-American Leah O'Grady Blackburn will be recognized and honored Tuesday night at halftime of the Bethel basketball game against Freed-Hardeman. O'Grady just completed her Master's degree this month at the school. Her jersey will be retired during the ceremony.
McKenzie, Tenn. – The Bethel Wildcats are at home Tuesday night to host the Cougars of Mid-Continent University from Mayfield, Kentucky with tip-off at the Crisp Center scheduled for 8 p.m.
The Matchups: Bethel enters the game 7-3 after a 92-85 loss to Rust College last week. That loss ended a Wildcat three game winning streak. MCU is 0-8 entering the contest. Bethel is 6-1 at home this season while the Cougars are 0-4 on the road this year. Opponents have scored 100 points or more in five of the eight games MCU has played this year. The programs split last season with Bethel winning in Mayfield 81-62 while MCU won in McKenzie late in the season 75-74.
McKenzie, Tenn. –The No. 16 Bethel Lady Wildcats return to action after a two week break hosting the No. 6 Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions Tuesday night at the Crisp Center in McKenzie. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.
The Match-ups: The Lady Wildcats are 7-2 on the year. FHU is 7-0 on the season. The Lady Lions are 3-0 on the road while Bethel is 5-0 at home this season. The Lady Wildcats are 21-2 since moving into Crisp Arena last season. One of those losses was to FHU (67-50) in February of last year. Earlier this season on November 12 FHU beat Bethel in Henderson 84-74. This will be the 62nd meeting between the two programs with FHU holding a 51-10 advantage in the series. Bethel last beat the Lady Lions on March 4, 2011, 62-52 in McKenzie.