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BPC Barons flounder in first week of 2008

Tanisha Murray
Junior Tanisha Murray (22), a 5’5” guard from Statesboro, shoots a two-pointer against Lee University Jan. 5 at home in Brewton-Parker College’s Gillis Gymnasium on the Mount Vernon campus.

MOUNT VERNON—Despite a few close games, Brewton-Parker College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were not able to pull out any wins from their first two home games of 2008.            

The men’s team (3-10, 0-3 SSAC) was upset by Reinhardt College Thursday, Jan. 3, 79-73, and again faced defeat Saturday, Jan. 5 against Lee University, 87-59. The BPC women (6-6, 1-4 SSAC) almost edged out Reinhardt College, but ended up losing, 55-50. The ladies also came up short against Lee University, 73-63.


Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia. Based in Mount Vernon, it has external learning campuses and centers in Baxley, Glennville, Liberty County, Newnan, Norman Park and Savannah.

Maurice Veal
BPC junior Maurice Veal (44), a 6’9” post from Milledgeville, faces off against a Lee University opponent Jan. 5 at home. (Photos by Ashley Byrd)



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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM