VMI 96 Western Carolina 83
(Asheville, NC) – When it comes to basketball in March, it’s common knowledge that the team that defends the best will have the upper hand in typically close, tense games. But in the opening game of the 2019 Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Tournament Friday night, defense took a backseat as VMI (8-24, 4-14) rode the red-hot shooting of sophomore Bubba Parham to run past Western Carolina 96-83 in the U.S. Cellular Center.
Parham, the SoCon’s leading scorer at 20.8 points per game, dropped a career high 41 on six of eight shooting from behind the arc to lead all scorers. Parham’s effort ties him for the 7thmost points in SoCon Tournament history, and are …Continue Reading