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Motlow To Open Basketball Season

The Motlow Bucks and Lady Bucks will open the 2012-13 basketball season when they travel to Dayton, Tenn., to face Bryan College teams tonight (Friday, Nov. 2). Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. central time.

On November 1, 2010 the Bucks scored 123 points against Bryan, the third-highest total in school history. Later in the same season, on January 19, 2011, the Bucks allowed Bryan only 26 points, setting a new school record for fewest points allowed in a game.

The Lady Bucks also set school records on November 1, 2010 against Bryan when they beat the Lions 100-28. The 72 point victory margin was the largest in Motlow history. The 100 points scored by the Lady Bucks was the eighth most ever.

The first home contest and the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) opener will come a week later, with Columbia State scheduled to visit Copperweld Arena on Friday, Nov. 9. The women are set for a 6 p.m. start and the men will follow at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge to Motlow regular season athletic contests.