Men's College Basketball

Five score in double figures for Trojans

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Dec. 2, 2017 9:00 pm

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- All five starters for the Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team scored in double figures in an 84-67 victory over Freed-Hardeman Saturday afternoon.

After a back-and-forth opening nine minutes, HLGU tied the game at 16 after a Trevor Ison jumper. From there, the Trojans (3-4, 3-1 American Midwest Conference) took control and led 42-28 going to the locker room.

HLGU's lead was never fewer than 12 points in the second half. The Trojans shot 51.8 percent from the floor.

Tyrone Hueitt Jr. led HLGU with 17 points while Demtrius Early added 16. Lincoln Elbe scored 14 points, Brady Smith had 12 and Tim Pace had 11.

Hannibal-LaGrange 84, Freed-Hardeman 67

FREED-HARDEMAN (1-5)

Watts 5-10 3-4 16, Baldwin 4-9 0-0 9, Rolle 2-3 1-1 5, Thompson 1-8 0-0 3, Martin 1-6 0-0 2, Eltayeb 4-7 3-4 11, Poitier 2-8 6-7 10, Fransis 2-6 1-2 6, Musselwhite 1-4 2-2 5, DeLauri 0-1 0-0 0, Burns 0-1 0-0 0, Leach 0-2 0-0 0, Meis 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-65 16-20 67.

HANNIBAL-LAGRANGE (3-4)

Hueitt Jr. 7-12 1-2 17, Early 4-13 4-4 16, Elbe 5-8 1-1 14, Smith 4-7 4-5 12, Pace 4-7 2-2 11, Ison 4-6 1-5 9, Hively 1-3 2-2 5, Plunkett 0-0 0-0 0.

Halftime score--HGLU 42, Freed-Hardeman 28. Rebounds--FHU 38 (Eltayeb 8), HLGU 34 (Hueitt Jr. 5, Smith 5, Pace 5). Assists--FHU 13 (Thompson 4), HLGU 17 (Early 5). Blocks--FHU 0, HLGU 3 (Hueitt Jr. 2). Steals--FHU 5 (Thompson 2), HLGU 8 (Hueitt Jr. 3). 3-Point Field goals--FHU 7-30 (Watts 3-6), HLGU 11-25 (Early 4-10). Fouls--FHU 18, HLGU 16. Fouled out--HLGU (Ison).

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