TIGERVILLE, SC - Stoney Polite scored his career high 29 points to propel the Lions men's basketball team to a 79-67 victory over North Greenville University at Hayes Gymnasium Saturday night. NGU fell to 2-3 on the year while MHC improved to 3-4 on the season.
After trailing by five points at the break, MHC began the second half on a 14-to-6 run to take a one-point lead (48-47) with 15:16 left in regulation after Jarred Pickering hit a layup. The Lions then out scored the Crusaders 8-to-2 over the next two minutes to lead by seven points (56-49) after
In the first half, Austin Randel (
Randel led NGU with 18 points followed by
NGU edged the Lions in the rebound battle, 34-to-32. MHC scored 23 points off Crusader miscues and tallied 20 second chance points. There were only three lead changes and one tie in the contest.
The Crusaders will return to action when they host