Mount Olive College Hosts Annual Church Night Basketball Game

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive will hold its 29th Annual Church Night Basketball Game on Saturday, February 18.  The University of Mount Olive Trojans will compete against Erskine College.  The women’s teams are scheduled to play at 5 PM with the men starting at 7 PM.  Tickets for both games are being sold at a special discounted rate of $1.00 for those attending with a church group. Dinner will be served from 4-6 PM at a cost of $5.  A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

“This is a great opportunity for church youth groups to come out and enjoy college basketball at its best,” says Tim Woodard, director of Admissions at MOC.

Also on tap for the evening will be a variety of half-time activities for people of all ages, and the church with the most people in attendance will be awarded a scholarship.

For more information about this event, or to purchase tickets in advance, please contact Brian Parnell at 919-658-7492 or email

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit