FERRUM, Va. – The Ferrum College Men's Basketball Team (12-10, 7-6 ODAC) saw six players reach double figures in scoring on its way to a 98-74 win over visiting Emory & Henry College (5-18, 2-12 ODAC) Wednesday evening in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play.
At the 14:01 mark of the first half, senior guard Colin Molden (Apex, N.C.) hit a three-pointer to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau for his career.
FINAL SCORE – Ferrum 98, Emory & Henry 74
LOCATION – Ferrum, Virginia
VENUE – Swartz Gym
RECORDS – Emory & Henry (5-18, 2-12 ODAC); Ferrum (12-10, 7-6 ODAC)
How It Happened
- Ferrum opened the game to lead 8-2 at the 17:13 mark of the opening half but Emory & Henry responded with a 14-3 run to take a 16-11 advantage with 11:56 on the clock. The Panthers used a 15-0 run to take a 32-19 advantage and went into the locker room up, 39-27.
- E&H closed the gap to nine (39-30) with a three-point basket to open the second half, but FC went on a 13-4 run for a 52-34 advantage. The Panthers would lead by as much as 36 with 4:39 remaining as the Wasps scored 14 of the game's final 18 points for the 98-74 margin.
Emory & Henry Individual Leaders
- Molden finished with 23 points on 9-for-18 shooting with three three-pointers to go along with nine rebounds, seven assists and two steals. Freshman forward Dylan Catron (Chilhowie, Va.) had 15 points and seven boards, hitting four triples.
- Sophomore guard Micah Banks (Simpsonville, S.C.) had 11 points and four rebounds.
Ferrum Individual Leaders
- Kajuan Maddan-McAfee led the Panthers with 17 points and 12 rebounds while Rashad Reed had 16 points and five rebounds.
- Carrington Young and Kalip Jones went for 13 and 12 points, respectively while Young finished with nine rebounds, three assists and three steals.
A Deeper Look
- Emory & Henry went 26-for-63 (41.3%) with 13 three-pointers while Ferrum hit 46.9 percent (38-of-81) of its field goal attempts with 13 makes from long range. Both squads went 9-for-15 (60%) at the stripe.
- FC held a 56-33 rebounding advantage and outscored E&H, 29-2, on second-chance points. The Panthers also led, 42-18, on points in the paint.
- Emory & Henry will return home for its final two games of the season. The Wasps will host the No. 13 Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan University on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.