HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Not one of Steve Knight’s 699 wins at William Carey came easy. Victory No. 700 wouldn’t be a cake walk either.
The No. 15 Crusaders battled No. 19 Bethel down to the wire and pulled out an 81-78 win on Saturday afternoon. It marked Knight’s 700th win in his 37-year coaching career at William Carey.
WCU improved to 20-8 (16-4 Southern States Athletic Conference). The Crusaders are one game behind Stillman in the SSAC standings with two regular season contests left.
Carey visits Martin Methodist on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.