MT. VERNON, GA - Nathan Thomas had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Auburn University at Montgomery to a 55-50 win at Brewton-Parker College.
The game was tight from start to finish, as AUM led 27-25 and neither team led by more than five points.
It was a defensive struggle as both teams shot 36 percent from the field. The difference was AUM's ability to control the boards as AUM out rebounded BPC 37-26.
Stephen Jordan had a game-high 12 rebounds while scoring seven points and Charles Perona scored 12 points. Thomas also added two more blocked shots, becoming the all-time leader at AUM in blocked shots with 193. The record was held by Glenn Ferguson who played from 1979-83.
AUM moves to 13-11 overall and maintains its hold on third place in the conference with an 8-5 record. BPC falls to 8-21 overall and 2-11 in the conference.
AUM will end its regular season at Southern Polytech on Saturday. The two teams are scheduled to begin play at 3 p.m.