Ala. ---- The Huntingdon College men's basketball team dropped its'
first Great South Athletic Conference game at home against Maryville
College on Saturday afternoon, 72-54. The Hawks tied up the game
32-32 at the half, but turnovers cost the Hawks in the contest.
first half saw three early lead changes, before Maryville jumped out
to its' largest lead (8) with 11:42 left in the period, 16-8.
Huntingdon responded with a 6-0 run to end the half tied, 32-32,
including senior James Daniels' game-tying lay-up with :28 seconds
left in the half.
the second half, Huntingdon's turnovers created opportunities for the
Scots to extend its' lead up to 21 points. Maryville went on seven
and eight point runs, while the Hawks committed a total of 23
turnovers to the Scots' 10. Maryville outscored Huntingdon 40-22 in
the final period of the game.
Adrian Williams had a team-high 12 points and 8 rebounds, while
junior Jacob Moody added 11 points in the loss.
the game, Huntingdon held a 38-37 advantage on the glass. The Scots
converted 43.1 percent of its shots, hitting 28-of-65, while the
Hawks finished 18-of-51 (35.3 percent).
(9-7, GSAC 1-0) was led by Milton Stanley with a game-high 23 points
and 8 rebounds in the conference win.
(5-9, GSAC 0-1) next game is in LaGrange, Ga. against Great South
Athletic Conference opponent, LaGrange College on Saturday, Jan. 22.
Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. central time.