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Huff Nets 26 but Panther Men Fall

Marcus Huff led Ferrum with 22 points.
Marcus Huff led Ferrum with 22 points.

 

ROME, Ga. -- Marcus Huff led all scorers with 26 points as Ferrum College dropped a non-conference men's basketball road game to Berry College, falling 77-74 at the Cage Center.

RECORDS
Berry (5-1)
Ferrum (1-6)

THE BASICS
Berry jumped out to an early 7-0 lead but Ferrum bounced back with a 10-3 run tying the game on Marcus Plair's jumper five and a half minutes into the game. Berry closed out the first half with a 28-19 run to take a 38-19 lead into the break. Ferrum outscored Berry 45-39 in the second half, but came up a bit short. With the game tied 74-74, Berry's Myles Moore sank a three-pointer to beat the buzzer and lift the Vikings to the win.

KEY STATS
Berry: Elijah Hirsh 18 pts; Caleb Haynes 17 pts; Dawson Wehunt 11 pta; Moore 10 pts
Ferrum: Huff 26 pts, 5 3FG, 5 steals; Rashad Reed 12 pts; Plair 9 pts, 6 reb

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Extremely proud of our fight and enthusiasm today. It was a long road trip, but our guys showed up and competed. It was not a perfect game for us execution wise, but we showed a ton of growth in our understanding in what we are trying to accomplish. Unfortunately they made a big shot to win the game." --Head Coach Tyler Sanborn

NEXT GAME
Sanborn's team will be back in action Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Roanoke College. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 p.m. at the Cregger Center in Salem, Virginia.