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Big Second Half Lifts Wasps Past Ferrum Men

Marcus Huff led all scorers with 23 points on 8-18 shooting from the floor.
Marcus Huff led all scorers with 23 points on 8-18 shooting from the floor.

 

EMORY, Va. – Marcus Huff had a game-high 23 points, but Ferrum College fell 85-69 to Emory & Henry College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball action tonight at Bob Johnson Court.

RECORDS
Emory & Henry (14-6, 7-4 ODAC)
Ferrum (4-16, 3-8 ODAC)

THE BASICS
The Panthers trailed 33-30 at the break, but allowed 52 points in the second half. Ferrum used a 5-0 run to open the second half, grabbing a 35-33 lead on Nick Helton's layup at 18:40. Emory & Henry broke a 39-39 tie shortly after that when Daniel Spencer made one of two free throws and the Wasps never trailed from there.

KEY STATS
Emory & Henry: Jarris Hendricks 22 pts; Spencer 18 pts; Alic Wynn 17 pts
Ferrum: Huff 23 pts; Helton 14 pts; 54 3FG; Carrington Young 13 pts

NEXT GAME
Coach Tyler Sanborn's team will be back in action Saturday, Feb. 2, at Shenandoah University. The ODAC game gets underway at 2:00 p.m. in Winchester, Virginia.