Huntingdon men’s basketball loses GSAC battle at Maryville
MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Huntingdon fell behind early, rallied in the second half but came up short on Saturday at Maryville.
Huntingdon pulled within three points in the final 10 minutes, but Maryville pulled away for a 99-88 win.
The Hawks (6-14, 2-3 Great South Athletic Conference) trailed 69-66 with 8:14 to play, but Maryville (13-8, 4-2) used a 25-12 run in the next six minutes to open the game back up.
Huntingdon trailed 45-39 at the half before falling behind by 16 points early in the second half. The Hawks rallied and made it a four-point game midway through the second half and then a three-point game. Huntingdon remained within striking distance until the Scots' final push.
Christian Ford led Maryville with 22 points and Wesley Lambert had 21 points, five assists and four steals. Milton Stanley added 18 points, Donald Rucker scored 12 points and Maverick Willett finished with 10 points.
Huntingdon travels to Covenant on Wednesday.