MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's basketball battled back from a 17-point deficit but couldn't complete the comeback in a 69-67 double overtime loss to Ferrum College on Saturday.
Huntingdon called timeout and set up for a final shot but could not get the shot off before the buzzer.
Ashley led Huntingdon (2-12, 0-3 USA South) with 22 points, matching his season high. He also had seven rebounds and three steals. Freshman KK Franklin added 12 points and five rebounds.
After trailing 50-33 with 12:33 to play in regulation, the Hawks put together an 18-2 run to get back in the game. McLean hit a pair of free throws to tie the game 58-58 with 25 seconds left and Ferrum (8-6, 3-0 USA South) missed a shot in the final seconds to set up the first overtime.
In the first overtime period, Ashley and Franklin combined to score all seven of Huntingdon's points. Franklin hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds to tie the game 65-65 and the Panthers missed a shot at the buzzer to send the game into a second overtime.
The Hawks return to Roland Arena on Sunday against Averett University (3-11, 1-2 USA South). Tipoff is set for 1 p.m.