MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon men's basketball team took the lead in the first three minutes on Saturday and controlled the remainder of the game in a 61-54 win over Maryville.
With the win, Huntingdon earned its first regular-season sweep against Maryville during the NCAA era. The Hawks beat Maryville 66-56 in the first meeting this season.
Huntingdon built a 12-point lead in the first half and led 29-22 at halftime. Maryville cut the lead to one, 32-31, less than four minutes into the second half before the Hawks answered. Huntingdon maintained its lead for the remainder of the game, but did not lead by more than eight points.
Records: Huntingdon (11-11, 8-7 USA South); Maryville (15-7, 11-4 USA South)
Coming Up: Huntingdon plays at Berea on Sunday at 1 p.m. (Central)