KNOXVILLE, Tn- The Royals played host to Reinhardt in what would turn out to be the first game of a back to back, where they would play the following night as well. The Royals fell in this battle, 99-77.
Coby Jones led the way for the Royals offense with 27 points, while Miles Long and Elijah Mollenhauer had 17 and 16 respectively. Calvin Quehl led the Royals rebounding effort with 8 boards in this game.
The Royals next game following this one was on 1/8 when they played the second game of a back to back against another AAC opponent in Bluefield.