College Basketball

Gardner-Webb, JC Smith host basketball games Friday

Toccoa Falls (6-4) at Gardner-Webb (3-4)

Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, 7 p.m.

The Bulldogs return from their longest road trip of the season to host the Eagles, of the National Christian College Athletic Association. … Gardner-Webb has lost three of its past four games, including a 91-65 loss to No. 3 Arizona in Tuscon, Ariz., on Tuesday. … Toccoa Falls has lost three straight and five of its past six games. Bill Kiser

Tuskegee (2-1) at Johnson C. Smith (2-3, 0-1 CIAA)

Brayboy Gymnasium, 8 p.m.

The Golden Bulls open play in the four-team CIAA-SIAC Challenge by hosting the Golden Tigers of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. … J.C. Smith lost its conference opener Tuesday, falling to Lincoln (Pa.) 95-88. … Tuskegee is also coming off a loss, 75-55 to Montevallo on Wednesday. … The Golden Bulls will play Morehouse on Saturday, while the Golden Tigers face Virginia Union. B.K.