Bobcats Too Much for Knights

Bobcats Too Much for Knights
By Nick Porter

FROSTBURG, Md. – The Southern Virginia University men's basketball team suffered a tough 86-62 road loss at Frostburg State on Wednesday night in conference action.

The Bobcats (6-16, 5-10 CAC) jumped to an early lead that the Knights (4-18, 2-13 CAC) were never able to come back from, despite tying the game 8-8. By the end of the first half, Frostburg had a 20-point lead credited to their 48% shooting from the field and four three-pointers. The Knights shot 8-21 but weren't able to pull down any offensive boards.

Southern Virginia scored 16 more points in the second half than in the first, but Frostburg repeated it's 43-point half to win 86-62.

The Knights knocked down 20 free throws on 76.9% shooting from the stripe, but shot just 34.5% from the field and only hit two treys. They also lost the rebound battle 46-37.

Rashay Douglas led the Knights with 12 points followed by Chris Richardson's 11. Aarun Rumbaugh, the team's leading rebounder, pulled down seven boards but was held to just one point.

Men's basketball heads to Salisbury University on Saturday in their final road game of the season. Tipoff is slated for 3 p.m. EST.