Tigers come up short in Tennessee event

Published 11:30 am Monday, December 31, 2018

Hampden-Sydney College’s men’s basketball team went 0-2 at the Music City Classic over the weekend in Gallatin, Tennessee.

The Tigers lost 78-72 to MacMurray College on Sunday and fell 72-64 to Mount Aloysius College on Saturday.

Leading Hampden-Sydney in scoring Saturday was senior guard/forward Malik Crute, with 19 points, and junior point guard Chaise Johnson, with 13.

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Sunday’s game featured a balanced scoring effort from the Tigers, with only one player reaching double figures — freshman guard Cole Atwood. Scoring nine points apiece were Crute, freshman forward Warren Zager and sophomore forward/guard Drew Scott. Three Tigers also had eight points apiece.

Hampden-Sydney (4-6) visits Hood College on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.