Men's College Basketball

Lead slips away for HLGU men in road loss

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Nov. 11, 2017 12:01 am

MARSHALL, Mo. -- An 11-point halftime lead didn't last for the Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team as it lost to Missouri Valley 76-71 Friday night.

The Trojans wrapped up the first half with a 7-2 run, capped off by Trevor Ison's basket for a 40-29 led with 4 seconds left.

HLGU (0-2) eventually took a 47-35 lead when Tyrone Hueitt scored with 16:26 left in the second half. An 8-0 run midway through the second half gave the Vikings a 54-52 lead.

Missouri Valley (5-0) led the rest of the game.

Demetrius Early led HLGU with 21 points and Tim Pace added 17. Ison grabbed eight rebounds off the bench.

Missouri Valley 76, Hannibal-LaGrange 71

HANNIBAL-LAGRANGE (0-2)

Early 6-11 4-6 21, Pace 6-16 3-4 17, Hueitt 3-6 0-0 6, Hively 2-7 0-0 4, Elbe 0-5 1-2 1, Ison 4-7 4-4 12, Smith 3-5 0-0 6, Ingle 0-1 4-5 4. Totals 24-58 16-21 71.

MISSOURI VALLEY (5-0)

Obineke 8-10 3-6 19, Collins 8-9 1-1 17, Lemaear 3-6 3-6 9, Price 2-5 4-6 8, Plummer 1-5 1-2 3, Washington 3-7 5-6 11, King 1-3 0-0 3, Cody-Jackson 0-6 2-4 2, Hickey 1-5 0-0 2, Halfacre 1-1 0-0 2, Ndaw 0-0 0-0 0. Toatls 28-57 19-31 76.

Halftime score -- HLGU 40, Missouri Valley 29. 3-point field goals -- HLGU 7-22 (Early 5-9, Pace 2-6, Hively 0-2, Elbe 0-2, Ison 0-1, Smith 0-1, Ingle 0-1), Missouri Valley 1-9 (Lemear 0-2, Washington 0-1, King 1-3, Hickey 0-3). Fouls -- HLGU 23, Missouri Valley 21. Rebounds -- HLGU 36 (Ison 8), Missouri Valley 38 (Collins 10). Assists -- HLGU 12 (Elbe 5), Missouri Valley 13 (Price 3, Plummer 3). Steals -- HLGU 8 (Pace 4), Missouri Valley 7 (Lemear 2, Washington 2). Turnovers -- HLGU 14, Missouri Valley 11. Fouled out -- Hueitt, Hively, Ison. Technical fouls -- Lemear, Cody-Jackson.

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