Athletic News

February 15, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Drop Tough Decision to In-State Rival Birmingham-Southern, 64-60

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Reggie Sprouse scored a game-high 17 points to lead three Huntingdon players in double figures, but Birmingham-Southern had 12 different players score in a 64-60 victory over the Hawks on Monday at Bill Battle Coliseum.

With the loss, the Hawks fell to 11-11 on the season, while the Panthers improve to 20-3 on the year.

Joining Sprouse in double figures for the Hawks were juniors Ephraim Hudson and Adrian Williams, who scored 12 and 11 points, respectively.

The big difference in the contest came via turnovers, as the Hawks committed 17 miscues, leading to 21 points for the Panthers. BSC also dominated the paint, earning a 28-16 advantage, while also outscoring the Hawks 33-8 off the bench.

In addition, Southern held a 43-34 advantage on the glass, including 13 more offensive rebounds.

For the contest, Huntingdon knocked down 19-of-47 shots from the field, including 8-of-14 from the arc. The Hawks also converted 14-of-19 free throws. Birmingham-Southern shot 35.9 percent from the floor.

Aaron Parr led the Panthers with 12 points, while Jasen Jonus chipped in 10 points. Wheeler Flemming finished with a game-high 11 rebounds.

Huntingdon will return to action on Thursday, when it travels to LaGrange, to take on the Panthers at 8 p.m.

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Tim Lutz
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
tlutz@huntingdon.edu

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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