Hawks lose high-scoring battle with Greensboro

Isaiah King scored a season-high 19 points in Sunday's loss at Greensboro.
Isaiah King scored a season-high 19 points in Sunday's loss at Greensboro.

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Huntingdon men's basketball team scored a season-high 94 points but lost to Greensboro 101-94 on Sunday.

After a 51-point first half, the Hawks only trailed by four points at halftime. Greensboro pulled ahead to a double-digit lead in the second half and led by 18 points, 88-70, with 5:39 to play.

Huntingdon chipped away at the Pride's lead and pulled within four points in the final 15 seconds. An Isaiah King 3-pointer, his third in 64 seconds, made it a 98-94 game with 12 seconds to play.

Greensboro answered with three free throws to close out the game.

King led Huntingdon with a season-high 19 points and four assists. Brandon McLean followed with 17 points and Kyante Pines and R.J. Jones each added 13 points.

 

Records: Huntingdon (7-9, 2-7 USA South); Greensboro (5-10, 1-6 USA South)

Quick Facts: Huntingdon's 94 points are the most for the Hawks since a 97-86 win over LaGrange in Jan. 2014 … The Hawks shot a season-high 50.8 percent from field-goal range on Sunday ...  Huntingdon's 51 points in the first half marked the second time the Hawks have scored more than 50 points in the opening 20 minutes this season. Huntingdon scored a season-high 54 points in the first half at Birmingham-Southern in December.

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Brevard on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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