Thursday, January 19, 2012
UWG men look to get back on track
With its next home contest following tonight’s tilt three weeks and four games away, the University of West Georgia men’s basketball team wants to make the most of this evening’s Gulf South Conference showdown with West Florida — and you better believe coach Michael Cooney certainly realizes the value to it.
So when the ball tips at 7:30 p.m. in The Coliseum, it ultimately becomes the most important 40 minutes — to date — for the Wolves (15-3, 2-2 GSC) all season.
“It’s a huge game for us. We can’t afford to drop home games. Losing the North Alabama game really put us behind the 8-ball. We recovered by getting the split on this last road trip, but we’ve got to get back on the home serve. The only way we can do that is beat this West Florida team,” Cooney said.
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