By Nick Porter
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Despite beating the University of Mary Washington at home on January 11, the Southern Virginia University men's basketball team fell to the Eagles on the road, 87-64, in Wednesday night action.
The Knights (3-15, 1-10 CAC) shot 50% in the first half, but struggled from the free throw line. Mary Washington (10-8, 6-5 CAC) scored 50 points in the first half from 56% shooting and 10-19 from three-point land.
At halftime, Southern Virginia trailed 30-50.
The Eagles continued shooting over 50% from the field in the second half, and led by as many as 26.
Freshman Tyler McCredie and junior Aarun Rumbaugh were the only double-digit scorers for the Knights, recording 12 and 11 points, respectively. McCreadie pulled down a team-high six boards while Rumbaugh dished two assists.
Rashay Douglas, who leads the team with 13.3 points per game, was held to nine points.
The Knights look for their second Capital Athletic Conference win of the year at home on Saturday, January 28 against York College of Pennsylvania. Tipoff is in the Knight Sports Arena at 3 p.m.