AC Athletics/Gary Stallard
LUFKIN, TX (Press Release)- The annual Guy Davis Thanksgiving Classic basketball tournament will tip off at Angelina College on Friday, with four teams competing in four games concluding on Saturday.
Saturday’s finale will feature a marquee matchup between the Roadrunners and the Odessa College Wranglers, a team currently ranked No. 8 nationally.
The 6-2 ‘Runners are coming off Monday’s thrilling 92-89 home win over Arkansas Baptist. In that contest, AC’s Isaiah Bailey hit 12 of 14 free throw attempts, including eight makes in the final minutes, to help seal the win.
The back-to-back games will help the Roadrunners gear up for conference play, which will open Wednesday night at home against Kilgore College.
Friday’s schedule includes Panola College vs. Odessa College at 5 p.m., followed by the Roadrunners against Southwestern Christian College at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Panola and SWCC tip off at 2 p.m., and the Roadrunners and Wranglers will battle at 4 p.m.
Fans are reminded to bring new, unwrapped toys as the price of admission. AC Basketball is working in conjunction the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots campaign to ensure are children have a great Christmas.
AC’s games on Friday and Saturday will be available via live streaming by visiting the Angelina College web site’s Athletics link.