Saturday Shootout: Montevallo's Falcons atop heap in Peach Belt West


Montevallo. The Falcons have won four in a row and lead the Peach Belt Conference West Division by a game in the loss column over Georgia Southwestern.


Armstrong Atlantic State. The coaching staff for the men’s team wore untucked, short-sleeved shirts to Thursday’s game at Georgia Regents. The Pirates (6-13) are having a rough year, and when the coaches look like they’re leading a junior varsity high school squad it doesn’t help matters. Next time: suit up.


For the fourth time, the USC Aiken will carry a top-10 ranking into its matchup against Georgia Regents. The ninth-ranked Pacers play host to the unranked Jaguars at 7:30 tonight at the USC Aiken Convocation Center.

The Pacers were ranked seventh when they faced Georgia Regents in the 2007-08 season. In the 2008-09 season, USC Aiken was ranked second and 10th when it faced the Jaguars.


• Paine at Benedict, 1 p.m. (women), 3 (men)

• Georgia Regents at USC Aiken, 5:30 p.m. (women), 7:30 (men)


Georgia Regents (16-3, 9-1): After getting swept last season by USC Aiken, the Jaguars are looking to return the favor.

Paine (9-10, 5-5): Lions won’t be able to get over the hump until they learn to win on the road, where they’re 1-7.

No. 9 USC Aiken (18-2, 10-0): The Pacers can seize control of the conference with a win over their rival.


Georgia Regents (9-8, 5-5): The fate of this team will be determined if and when Jemimah Ashby returns.

Paine (7-11, 5-4): Senior guard Ariel Brown averaging 13.5 points and 8.8 rebounds a game.

USC Aiken (5-14, 3-7): Despite their record, the Pacers have a favorable home slate and can still win the East Division.

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