Hawks rally but come up short in overtime

Trey Livingston scored 14 points in Sunday's overtime loss to Greensboro.
Trey Livingston scored 14 points in Sunday's overtime loss to Greensboro.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit in the final nine minutes of regulation before falling to Greensboro 98-96 in overtime on Sunday.

Despite the loss, the Hawks (8-7, 5-3 USA South) have won six of their last eight games and are in third place in the West Division of the USA South.

After playing from behind for much of the game, the Hawks trailed 66-53 in the second half before rallying. Huntingdon outscored the Pride 30-17 in the final 8:54 of the second half, with a Kyante Pines basket tying the game 83-83 at the end of regulation.

Greensboro, which shot 57.6 percent from the field for the game and was 16-for-32 from 3-point range, continued its hot shooting in overtime. The Pride hit 5-fof-8 from the field, including three 3-pointers, in overtime.

The final 3-pointer put Greensboro in front 98-96 with 16 seconds to play. Huntingdon took two shots in the final seconds but couldn't connect.

Pines led Huntingdon with a double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds. B.J. Barker also had 18 points as five Hawks finished in double figures. Behind Pines and Barker, Trey Livingston added 14 points, Aaron Washington scored 11 points and Isaiah King had 10 points, three steals and three assists.

Jacob Champion finished with nine points and Mykel Woods had six rebounds.

                               

Records: Huntingdon (8-7, 5-3 USA South); Greensboro (2-13, 1-6 USA South)

                                           

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Piedmont on Saturday at 2 p.m.