The Motlow Bucks celebrated their appearance in the national rankings by going on the road and beating Snead State 87-67 Tuesday night in Boaz, Ala. The first regular season poll released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) listed Motlow as the No. 28 team in the nation.
Sophomores Dequon Miller and Greg Mason had big games for the Bucks. Miller accomplished a rare triple-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Mason was dominant with 17 rebounds to go along with eight points.
The Lady Bucks (1-9, 1-4) suffered their eighth consecutive loss when they dropped a 66-59 decision to Snead State in a non-conference contest in Boaz, Ala., Tuesday night.
Motlow had four players score in double figures, with Lauren Brown scoring all of her team-high 13 points in the first half.
The Bucks will join the Lady Bucks will be hosting a pair of Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) teams this weekend, the final conference games until January. Roane State visits Copperweld Arena Friday night, with the women tipping off at 5:30 p.m., and Walters State will be the guest on Saturday starting at 2 p.m.