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Huff Posts Career-High 33 Points in ODAC Road Loss

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

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Marcus Huff had a career-high 33 points, but Ferrum College dropped an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball game this afternoon at Washington and Lee University, falling 97-85 at W&L's Duchossois Tennis Center.

Washington and Lee (15-7, 9-5 ODAC)
Ferrum (5-18, 4-10 ODAC)

Washington and Lee raced out to a 13-3 lead and never was behind in this one. Ferrum got as close as five points in the second half when Marcus Plair's jumper cut the lead to 69-64 with 10:12 left to play.

The Generals responded with a 15-4 run that put the game out of reach at 84-68 with just over six minutes left. W&L shot 55% from the floor, to Ferrum's 49%.

W&L: Devin Kearns 21 pts; Roy McMillan 10 pts; Mark Lamendola 12 pts
Ferrum: Huff 33 pts, 5-8 3FG; Rashad Reed 18 pts; Marcus Plair 14 pts, 10 reb

Coach Tyler Sanborn's team will be back in action Wednesday, Feb. 13, at home against Roanoke College. The ODAC game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 p.m. in Swartz Gym, following a 5:00 p.m. women's game between Ferrum and Randolph College.