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Hampden-Sydney Men’s Basketball Tops Emory & Henry, 74-56, Saturday In ODAC Action

Jake Martin swings a pass around the perimeter.

HAMPDEN SYDNEY, Va. – The Hampden-Sydney College Men's Basketball Team (8-6, 3-2 ODAC) saw four players reach double figures in scoring as it defeated Emory & Henry College (3-11, 0-5 ODAC) by a 74-56 score in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play Saturday.

The Basics
– Hampden-Sydney 74, Emory & Henry 56
LOCATION – Hampden Sydney, Virginia
VENUE – Fleet Gymnasium at Kirby Fieldhouse
RECORDS – Emory & Henry (3-11, 0-5 ODAC); Hampden-Sydney (8-6, 3-2 ODAC)

How It Happened
- E&H got out to a 9-5 lead at the 15:07 mark of the first half, but a 5-1 run by H-SC tied the contest at 10 points apiece. The two squads traded baskets for the middle portion of the period before a 15-2 run by the Tigers gave them a 31-21 advantage with 3:05 to play before the break.
- Coming out of the locker room with Hampden-Sydney carrying 36-26 advantage, the game went back and forth for nearly five and a half minutes.
- The Tigers extended their lead to 16 (55-39) with a 11-4 run midway through the half and another 10-2 scoring spurt made it 67-48 with 5:12 to go.
- H-SC was able to go to its bench in the final minutes of the game as it came away with the 74-56 win.

Emory & Henry Individual Leaders
- Sophomore Jake Martin (Wytheville, Va.) scored a career-high 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting while sophomore guard Micah Banks (Simpsonville, S.C.) had nine points, seven boards and three assists.
- Sophomore guard Anthony Williams (Lynchburg, Va.) scored nine points off the bench while freshman guard Malcolm Morgan (Concord, N.C.) tacked on six points and four rebounds.

Hampden-Sydney Individual Leaders
- Chaise Johnson paced the Tigers with 15 points, adding four rebounds, four assists and two steals while Jack Wyatt had 12 points and 12 boards for a double-double.
- Kevin Quinn scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds while Chase Turner had 10 points and seven boards.

A Deeper Look
- Emory & Henry shot 32.8 percent (19-for-58) for the game with just four makes from deep. The Wasps went 14-of-18 (77.8%) at the free throw line.
- Hampden-Sydney made 29-of-70 (41.4%) of its field goals and connected on seven shots from beyond the arc. The Tigers only converted 69.2 percent (9-of-13) of their trips to the stripe.
- H-SC held a 48-35 rebounding advantage and outscored E&H by a 34-26 margin in the paint.

Up Next
- Emory & Henry returns home on Wednesday to host Guilford College at 7:00 p.m.