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Huff Nets 26 but Panther Men Fall

Marcus Huff had 33 points in the ODAC loss.
Marcus Huff had 33 points in the ODAC loss.


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.

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

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.

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

"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

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.