Fort Benning and Fort Campbell Split ACMBC Weekend
by ACMBC Press
The 2023 Military basketball season official kicked off in the conference this weekend as Ft. Benning played host to a familiar foe, the defending ECF Champion Ft. Campbell Screaming Eagles and their Coach Paul Parker, The last time these two teams, they were playing for an Eastern Conference Finals (ECF) Championship.
Also welcome the newcomer into the conference, South Carolina MB (SCMB), coached by the latest MBA Hall of Famer inductee Coach Vince Williams who made his MBA Coaching debut in the peach state this weekend.
As previously stated above, the Ft. Benning (3-1) v Ft. Campbell (3-1) matchup was a rematch of last years ECF Championship game which came down to the final shot. They seemed to have picked up where they left off. New Year, Same teams as they both split their games vs each other and both welcomed SCMB (0-4) into the conference, by both dropping L's on them on both days.
Though SCMB went 0-4 this weekend they found out how valuable bench play can be and what the grind of military basketball is. SCMB only traveled with only 6 players to Ga to play their inaugural games. This included their coach Vince Williams, who had to log some court time to get SCMB through the weekend. We look forward to see what unfolds the rest of the season when SCMB plays host in February and JB McGuire-Dix joins the mix as they come knocking playing their 1st MBA games next month. For now here is the standings updated as of Jan 9, 2023.