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Ferrum Men Fall on the Road

Marcus Huff led all scorers with 26 points in the non-conference loss.
Marcus Huff led all scorers with 26 points in the non-conference loss.

 

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Ferrum College's men's basketball team dropped a non-conference game to William Peace University this afternoon on the road, falling 94-82 at Hermann Athletic Center.

RECORDS
William Peace (7-5)
Ferrum (2-12)

THE BASICS
Marcus Huff had a game-high 26 points on 10-23 shooting, including a 5-17 clip from behind the three-point line. Ferrum trailed by four, 40-36, at the break, but William Peace used an 11-6 run to widen the lead to 11 points two minues into the second half. 

The Pacers eventually opened a lead of 15 points with 12 minutes left to play. All five starters scored in double figures for William Peace, led by Camden Ferguson's 22 points.

KEY STATS
William Peace: Ferguson 22 pts, 6 3FG; Smith Gupton 18 pts, 6 3FG; Tyler Sellers 15 pts:
                           Jason Dudley 13 pts; Mikal Gaylord 10 pts, 9 reb
Ferrum: Huff 26, 5 3FG; Rashad Reed 17 pts; Nick Helton 14 pts

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Frustrating result in the second half. Once again, we were in the mix and competing well for the first 20 minutes and then then they went on a big run to start the second half. Credit them, they made tough shots from  the perimeter. Ultimately, that was the difference in the game. Hard to beat teams when they make 18 threes, 10 of which came in the second half." --Head Coach Tyler Sanborn

NEXT GAME
Sanborn's team will be back in action Wednesday, Jan. 9, at home against Randolph College. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference game gets underway at 7:00 p.m. in Swartz Gym.