New Orleans, La.- No. 9 William Carey University shot 65% from the floor in the second half as they rallied to defeat Dillard University 83-68 in non-conference action at Dent Hall.
Jackson, Miss.- No. 9 William Carey University shot 73% from the floor in the second half as they rallied to defeat Tougaloo College, 79-76 at Kroger Gym.
Kansas City, Mo.- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2014-15 NAIA Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll and William Carey University men's basketball will begin season ranked 9th.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Defending SSAC regular-season and tournament champion William Carey (Miss.) was selected as the favorite to capture this year's Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) crown in the 2014 SSAC Men's Basketball Coaches' Preseason Poll, the conference office announced Friday. The Crusaders accumulated 128 points, including 7-of-12 first-place votes, to top the preseason conference ranking.
Kansas City, Mo.- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced that Steve Knight, Athletics Director and Head Men's Basketball Coach at William Carey University, has been named as the Southern States Athletic Conference 2014 NAIA Coach of Character Award recipient. The award is presented to the conference coach who best embraces the core values of the NAIA Champions of Character Initiative – Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Sportsmanship and Servant Leadership. Knight was chosen from a group of outstanding coaches nominated by the SSAC during 2014.
Hattiesburg, Miss.- William Carey University head men's basketball coach Steve Knight has announced the signing of Petal High standout Russell Thompson to a grant in aide scholarship for the 2014-15.
Montgomery, Ala.- Emmanuel Davis (JR/Buckatunna, Miss.) led four Crusaders in double figures as No. 9 William Carey University defeated Auburn Montgomery, 71-50 in Southern States Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
Hattiesburg, Miss.- William Carey University men's and women's basketball return to the friendly confines of Clinton Gymnasium on Monday as they host Tougaloo College. Tip off for the women's game is scheduled for 5:00 pm with men's game to follow at 7:00 pm.