GLENVILLE – An 18-3 run to close the half by Glenville State was enough to turn the tide and give the Pioneers a 75-49 victory over the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats here Saturday afternoon in the Waco Center in the Mountain East Conference regular-season finale for teams.
The contest was tied at 22-22 with 6:20 left in the first half, but Wesleyan could only muster one basket in that final six minutes and fell behind by a 40-25 score at the break.
Glenville State would grow their lead to 31 points, at 68-37, with six minutes remaining.
Wesleyan outscored Glenville State by a 12-7 margin to close the game.
The loss gave the 'Cats an 11-17 overall record and a 9-13 record in the MEC.
The Bobcats finished ninth in the league.
They will open the MEC Tournament Tuesday making the trip to Shepherd to face the eighth-seeded Rams.
Tip-off is yet to be determined.