HARROGATE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The LMU Railsplitters are ranked in the Top 10 at 6th in the latest NCAA II basketball rankings ahead of a weekend South Atlantic Conference match-up. LMU men’s and women’s teams host arch-rival Carson-Newman on Saturday afternoon at Turner Arena. Former Campbell Lady Cougar Skylar Boshears stars for the C-N Lady Eagles.
LMU is 13 & 1 while Carson-Newman is 10 & 4. The Lady Railsplitters (8 & 4) and Carson-Newman (8 & 5) have each won three straight games.
Boshears, a Junior from La Follette, has started every game this season for C-N and is averaging 10-points per game.
The day’s action begins at 2pm with the women’s game followed by the men’s contest at 4pm.
Saturday marks the first Jon Smith Subs Shot contest for $10,000. One lucky fan will be selected to shoot for $10,000 during Saturday’s men’s game. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/05/2023-6AM)