Athletic News

January 02, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Drops First Game of the New Year to Emory

ATLANTA, Ga. ---- The Huntingdon College men's basketball team started the new year out with a loss on the road to Emory University, 95-71, on Sunday evening. The Hawks' led by four points early in the contest, before the Eagles' went on a 10-0 run and the victory.

Emory went into halftime with a 12 point lead, 46-34. In the second half, Huntingdon never regained a lead, while the Eagles extended its' lead after a 10-0 run, 58-37, with 16:57 left in the game to secure a win.

Senior Adrian Williams had a game-high 17 points and paced the Hawks with seven rebounds, followed by senior Deshaun Williams' 10 points in the loss.

Despite the loss, Huntingdon held a 38-35 advantage on the glass. The Eagles' converted 52.4 percent of its shots, hitting 33-of-63, while the Hawks finished 23-of-63 (36.5 percent).

Emory (8-2) was led by Jake Davis with 14 points and a game-high nine rebounds in the win.

Huntingdon's (4-8) next game is in Roland Arena against Pensacola Christian on Saturday, Jan. 8. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. 

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


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