Conway, Ark – Third time was not the charm for the No 3 seeded Central Baptist College Mustangs as they hosted the No 6 seed Harris-Stowe State University in a quarterfinal matchup at A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. The Hornets downed the Mustangs 83-77. Harris-Stowe won both regular season games this season.
The game was all Mustangs at the tip as CBC ran to an eight-point lead 16-8 on hot shooting by Marcelious Green (JR/Houston, TX). HSSU would tie the game at the 4:24 mark on a jumper by Craig Davila Jr. Davila would finish with 13 points for the Hornets.
Harris-Stowe's Malik Wineglass would tie the game again and put the Hornets on top with a free throw to make it 35-34. The Hornets would run off eight straight points to take a 45-36 lead into halftime.
The Hornet's extended their lead in the second half to 14, 60-46 before the Mustangs got to work. Hot shooting by Jayln McBride (SR/Jonesboro, AR) and Teshawn Sims (SR/Conway, AR) would tie the game with four minutes to play. Missed shots near the end would trip up the Mustangs.
Harris-Stowe's Malik Wineglass and Evans Ganapamo would score 15 points while Craig Davila Jr. and Trevor Roberts would add 13 each.
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