SEWANEE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon men's basketball team opened the season with an 82-70 loss to Sewanee on Saturday night.
The Hawks played from behind for most of the game but only trailed 40-34 at the half. A strong second-half start helped Sewanee jump out to a 16-point lead in the first five minutes of the second half.
Huntingdon rallied late in the second half and pulled within seven points on a Bill Donaldson jumper. But the Hawks could not close the gap. Sewanee maintained at least an eight-point lead for the final five minutes.
Huntingdon travels to Birmingham-Southern on Thursday for a 7 p.m. game.