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Tristen Harrell scored a career-high 29 points and added eight
rebounds, but the Auburn Montgomery men's basketball team dropped a 97-89
Southern States Athletic Conference decision at Southern Poly Thursday.
loss dropped the Warhawks to 8-18 overall and 5-12 in league play. The Hornets
improved to 13-16 on the year and 7-10 in conference.
hit a career-best seven 3-pointers en route to the total, while adding three
two-point field goals and two free throws. LeShaun Murphy joined Harrell in
double figures with 22 points, while Brett Person added 18 points and a
team-high nine rebounds. Brandon Howard tallied 10 points off the bench.
the opening half, the Warhawks and Hornets battled to eight ties, with the last
coming following a made free throw by SPSU's Chris Key with 54 seconds
remaining before the half. However, the Hornets closed the half by scoring the
final six points and took a 48-42 advantage to halftime.
Poly scored the first two buckets of the second half to extend its lead to 10
points, a margin it still held with 14:11 remaining following a basket by
Marcus Dortch, 63-53.
Warhawks answered with a 13-2 run, capped by consecutive 3-pointers by Harrell,
and took a 66-65 advantage with 11:24 to play.
held a one-point advantage, 76-75, following a free throw by Murphy, but Key
hit a pair of free throws with 6:51 remaining to give the Hornets the lead for
good. Down the stretch, SPSU outscored the Warhawks 21-14 to provide the final
Warhawks converted 46.4 percent of their shots from the floor and made nine
3-pointers in the contest. However, the Hornets hit 52.5 percent of their
shots, while also making 25-of-35 free throws. AUM struggled from the line,
converting just 16-of-27.
Warhawks held a commanding 44-25 advantage in bench scoring, but managed only
10 points from players other than Harrell, Murphy, Person and Howard.
led SPSU with 22 points, while Key, Ricky Fuller and Kevin Phillips also scored
in double figures.
will close out its regular season on Saturday, when it hosts Faulkner at 4 p.m.
The game will mark the final regular-season contest for three members of the
men's basketball program, as Person and LaRel Jackson will play the final home
game of their careers. Saturday will also mark the final home game coached by
legendary head coach Larry Chapman, who announced he will retire after the
season back in November.
INFORMATION SOURCE: AUM Athletics Department
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Montgomery, AL 36105