College Basketball

Carolinas college basketball gameday 01.05.14

Johnson C. Smith (6-7, 0-2 CIAA) at Virginia Union (4-8, 0-2)

7:30 p.m., Barco-Stevens Hall, Richmond, Va.

The Golden Bulls play their second conference road game in a three-day stretch Monday when they face the Panthers. … Johnson C. Smith enters having lost its past two games, including an 85-80 loss to Bowie State on Saturday. … Virginia Union dropped its fifth straight game Saturday in an 83-65 league loss to Livingstone. Bill Kiser

La.-Lafayette (8-5, 2-0 Sun Belt) at Appalachian State (4-6, 1-0)

7:30 p.m., Holmes Center, Boone

The Mountaineers play their first Sun Belt conference home game Monday night, hosting the Ragin’ Cajuns. … Appalachian State won its league opener Saturday, edging Arkansas State 74-73 to snap a four-game losing streak. … La.-Lafayette, which leads the league in scoring (82.7 points per game), is trying for its first 3-0 league start since the 2007-2008 season. B.K.