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Western Carolina’s women’s team and Appalachian State’s men’s team lead the field at the conclusion of day one of the 2014 Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship.

The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2014 Men’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 7) in Asheville, N.C., at the U.S. Cellular Center.

Behind fantastic pitching and timely hitting, Appalachian State University baseball ended its nine-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over Michigan on Saturday at theUSA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, N.C.

An anemic offensive showing in the second half and a tough, physical Chattanooga proved to be too much to overcome as Appalachian State University men’s basketball fell by a 63-44 final in its final Southern Conference regular season game on Saturday at McKenzie Arena.

Lees-McRae senior Layana De Souza and sophomore Alyssa Munson registered double digits, but the LMC offense couldn't get on track in a 46-37 loss to King in the Conference Carolinas quarterfinal powered by OrthoCarolina at the Student Center Complex in Bristol, Tenn.