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Hawks clutches comeback win against WVU Potomac State College

Hawks clutches comeback win against WVU Potomac State College

Story by Wornden Ly

 

Keyser, Wv.—There is no I in the word team. 

Within the first 20 seconds of the game, Tyrin Hollis made a jump shot and led the game 2-0. After the end of the first half, the Hawks were leading the scoreboard 31-30. 

With 10:10 remaining for the second half of the game, the Hawks fell behind 56-45. However, that didn't stop the Hawk's comeback win against WVU Potomac State College on Feb. 1, 79-74. 

The Hawks were able to show their potential the coaches saw in them all season long. They also proved their coaches were right, teamwork was the key to victory under adverse conditions. 

The defense was led by Hollis, Dwight Felton, and Jason Wiggins with huge steals that stopped the offense of Potomac State College.

Hollins scored 19 points, 12 of those points were from the foul line and had seven rebounds and four assists.

Felton scored 23 points during the game as well. 

Then Malik Moore showed his skills on the court by making key shots that secured the Hawks winning the game.

"It's the first game all year our guys had stayed together for a full 40 minutes and played hard as a group," said assistant coach Ben Schlotter.

With this win, the men's basketball team improved their record 8-13 overall.

The Hawks will play at home against Harcum College on Wednesday, Feb. 5th at 7 p.m.