Eagles Top Knights

Eagles Top Knights
By Nick Porter

BRIDGEWATER, Va.—The Southern Virginia men's basketball team fell 71-62 in a non-conference matchup at Bridgewater College Saturday afternoon.

The Knights (2-7, 0-4 CAC) again struggled to shoot in the second half, hitting only 8-30 field goals. Michael Price (Temacula, Calif.) led the team with 13 points. Rashay Douglas (Jaffair Kingdom of Bahrain) chipped in 12 and Aarun Rumbaugh (Auburn, Wash.) finished with 11 rebounds and eight points.

Bridgewater (5-4, 2-0 ODAC) secured a one-point halftime lead, then outscored the Knights by eight in the final period. Despite shooting 35.8% for the game, the Knights connected on 19-23 free throws (82.6%).

Southern Virginia has about two weeks off before heading to Emory & Henry on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.