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Panthers Host Hampden-Sydney Tonight in Men's Basketball, Blackout Night

Carrington Young in action Jan. 16 at home against Guilford.
Carrington Young in action Jan. 16 at home against Guilford.

FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College will host Hampden-Sydney College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball action tonight at Swartz Gym.

Head Coach Tyler Sanborn and his staff has designated the game as a Blackout Night and request fans wear black to the game.

Tonight's game is the second time Ferrum and Hampden-Sydney have faced each other this season. Ferrum beat the Tigers 85-80 Dec. 15 on the road in front of a crowd of 252 fans at Fleet Gymnasium in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia.

Hampden-Sydney's Chaise Johnson led all scorers with 23 points, going 6-7 from the floor with a pair of three-point baskets, and was a perfect 9-9 from the charity stripe

Four Panthers scored in double figures, led by Rashad Reed's 19 points and four three-pointers. Marcus Huff had 18 points, including four three pointers, Carrington Young had 15 points and Marcus Plair chipped in 14 points. Ferrum led 41-30 at the break, and the Tigers won the battle of the boards 38-37.

The Panthers bring a 3-15 overall and 2-7 ODAC record into the game. The Tigers are 4-11 overall, 1-7 in league play. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. tonight at Swartz Gym. Live stats and video will ve available at the following links: Stats | Video