Southern University beat Champion Baptist College by 104 points in college hoops
DEC 30, 2013 9:51p ET
Ready for a crazy final score in a college basketball game from Monday night?
We're talking really crazy.
Here it is: Southern University 116, Champion Baptist College 12.
Not 112, but 12. A 104-point win. We told you it was crazy.
CBB: Southern Sets NCAA Record for Largest Opening Lead (44-0) Tonight in 116-12 Win over Champion Baptist— Deuel J. Pacley ♌ (@AsvpDuey) December 31, 2013
Here are some more wild details:
Champion Baptist College shot 3-of-44 from the field, got outrebounded 71-21, and had 27 turnovers in a 116-12 loss to Southern University.
— Steve Goldberg (@SG_Mizzou15) December 31, 2013
• The previous record for most consecutive points scored by one team to open a game was 34 set by Seton Hall against Kean College on Nov. 19, 1998.
• Champion Baptist scored just six points in each half.
• The Tigers shot just 3 of 44 (6.8 percent) from the field.
• There were only 5 minutes, 10 seconds left to play in the first half when Champion Baptist finall scored, on a pair of Kris Connor free throws.
• It was 57-6 at halftime.
Champion, located in Hot Springs, Ark., is an independent member of the Association of Christian College Athletics. The
Here's more about the school, from hotspringsdaily.com:
In its short seven year career, the Champion Tigers have made seven ACCA National Tournament appearances. They have won three National Championships in 2007, 2009, and 2010. Champion has produced one ACCA Player of the year, two ACCA tournament MVPs, six different All-Tournament team players, six ACCA All-Americans, and eighteen different ACCA Academic All-Americans.
And here's more reaction from Twitter:
DONT DO IT! RECONSIDER! RT @championbaptist The Tigers travel to Baton Rouge today to take on Southern University at 7 PM tonight.Go Tigers!— DOM iZZO (@DOM_iZZO) December 31, 2013
Dammit! I had Champion +100. Was inside the number the whole way! RT @Stuckey2: Final score: Southern 116 Champion Baptist College 12— Kevin Connoley (@kevinconnoley) December 31, 2013
Here's the team's video from Midnight Madness in October. If you're still wondering how a team could lose by triple digits, check out the size of the gym. That may help better explain things.
—The Associated Press contributed to this report