JEFFERSON CITY, TN-- Point guard Kente Hart scored 20 points and the Eagles held North Greenville to one three-point field goal in the second half as Carson-Newman defeated North Greenville, 79-67. The Eagles improve to 5-3 on the season, while the Crusaders fall to 3-4.
Amonzo Gantt led
The Eagles overcame a two-point halftime deficit to take command early in the second half.
On the first possession of the second half, Darren Williams reclaimed a Carson-Newman lead with a three-pointer. Andrew Nipper's layup gave
The Eagles shot 19-of-26 from the free throw line and made 10-of-12 free throws in the last three minutes. Scott finished with 15 points and eight rebounds while Darren Williams and Scott Williams contributed 12 points apiece. Scott Williams grabbed seven boards while Hart and Andy Tipton paced the Eagle offense with six assists each.
North Greenville will travel to