Glenville, W.Va. – The #24 Glenville State Pioneer men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures as they went on the road and defeated the Concord University Mountain Lions, 89-82.
In the first half both teams would go back and fourth however no team would have a real advantage as the Pioneers and Mountain Lions headed into halftime knotted at 40 all.
In the second half the Pioneers would go on an 8-0 run at the 11:55 minute mark as Glenville State would take a nine point lead, 60-51.
However Concord would then cut it to only five points at the 8:17 minute mark, 60-55, but again the Pioneers would go on another run. This was a 7-0 run by the Pioneers coming at the 7:42 minute mark as Glenville State took an 11 point lead, 66-55.
Concord would then make a later run and cut the Pioneers lead to just five points, 82-77, with just 1:09 left to play. However Glenville State would hold off the late surge by Concord as they held on to the, 89-82 victory.
There were seven ties and nine lead changes throughout the game. Both teams shot well from the floor as the Pioneers shot 46 percent while Concord shot 45 percent. Also both teams hit 10 three-pointers in the game.
Glenville State had four players score in double figures with Reggie Williams scoring a game high 24 points. Donte Morales scored 22 points while Sedric Nady scored 17 points and handed out a team high five assists.
Brien Winston scored 13 points off the bench for Glenville State while Brett Morris grabbed a team high five rebounds to go along with his five points.
Concord was led by Aaron Miller and Terry Hopewell as both scored 22 points. Hopewell also grabbed 11 rebounds as he finished with a double-double.
The #24 Pioneers (14-4, 10-2) hit the road on Thursday, January 29th when travel to UVa-Wise. Game time is set for 7:30 pm.