The Buccaneers welcomed in Caldwell CC&TI Cobras to the Tarlton Complex for a rematch with the cross town rival. The Bucs had taken the first game in the series at Caldwell earlier in the year, but lost in the waning seconds to the Cobras at home, 81-79.

The Bucs were led by Sophomores Anthony Hillard and Isaiah Cuthbertson who each had 14 points while Sophomores Preston Earle and Jallen Cannady added 13 and 12 respectively. Freshman Rashawn Edwards grabbed a game high 7 rebounds while Cuthbertson added 6. Freshman Shi Chee Moore played a stifling defense on the Cobras recording 6 steals.

The Bucs went into the half trailing 43-41 and came out in the second half, but the Cobras were able to maintain a lead. With 7 minutes left in the game the Cobras had their largest lead with 10 points, but the Buccaneers were lead back and with the closing seconds the Cobras missed a foul shot giving the Bucs one last chance. With 6 seconds left Moore drove the floor and kicked the ball to the wing for a last second shot by Earle which hit the back of the rim and bounced out.

The Bucs are now 7-4 on the season, they will close their year playing in the Wake Tech Classic, which will take place on December 15-16 at Wake Tech. Their next home game will be January 8th against #1 Louisburg College.