Ga. ---- The Huntingdon College men’s basketball team picked up its
first victory of the season with a 54-52 win over the University of
Texas at Tyler on Friday. Senior James Daniels scored the
game-winning goal off of a rebound from Ephriam Hudson's three-point
attempt in the last second of the game at the LaGrange Classic for
Hawks led by 19 points at the end of the first half, 33-14. However,
in the second half the Patriots scored 38 points and tied Huntingdon
with nine seconds left in the contest off of a three-pointer by
Michael Johnson. Huntingdon's James Daniels grabbed the missed
three-point attempt by Hudson and scored as time expired to seal the
Ephriam Hudson scored in double figures with 13 points, while
grabbing six rebounds. Senior Adrian Williams also recorded double
figures with 12 points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots.
(0-2) was paced by Jonathan Joyner, who scored 10 points in the loss.
the game, the Hawks held a 40-33 advantage on the glass. Huntingdon
converted 41.5 percent of its shots, hitting 22-of-53, while
Texas-Tyler finished 19-of-50 (38 percent).
(1-1) will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 20, when it plays
Centre College at 1 p.m. in the LaGrange Classic. Live statistics
will be available on www.LaGrange.edu.