For the second straight game, the High Point University women’s basketball team fell into the same Jekyll-and-Hyde pattern.
The High Point University men’s basketball team led by 21 points at halftime and opened the second half on a 13-4 run, cruising to an 85-59 victory over Longwood on Saturday at Willett Hall. HPU tied the program Div. I record with 26 assists in the game, including 11 by freshman point guard Jorge Perez-Laham.
The High Point University baseball team went to extra innings for the second-straight game on Friday evening before falling to William & Mary 4-2 in 10 innings to open a three-game series at Williard Stadium.
Having lost and narrowly won in its two previous games, the High Point University women’s basketball team wanted to make a statement early against Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.
Perhaps as early as next week, the High Point University men’s basketball team could be back at full strength.
Lying on a table in an athletic training room inside the Millis Center, High Point University center John Brown was anxious to leave.
Wednesday's local roundup
What: Big South women’s basketball
Who: High Point Panthers (16-9, 12-4 Big South) vs. Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs (14-11, 9-7)
Where: Millis Center
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Tuesday's HPU roundup
The High Point University women's basketball team pulled out a 91-90 overtime thriller at Charleston Southern Monday night. Panthers' guard Ashante Richard hit a game-winning layup under the basket off an assist from Stacia Robertson with three seconds to go in overtime to win.
Devante Wallace drained six 3-pointers. John Brown tallied 19 points and nine rebounds. But when Charleston Southern denied both the ball, High Point University had yet one more option.
Sunday's HPU roundup
Saturday's HPU roundup
The High Point University women’s basketball team’s seven-game winning streak was snapped Saturday evening as the Panthers fell on the road 56-48 to Presbyterian College. Freshman Kaylah Keys led the Panthers in scoring with 20 points while hitting four three pointers.
Redshirt-sophomore John Brown scored a career-high 34 points and set the program record, going 14-for-14 from the free throw line, as the High Point University men’s basketball team beat Radford, 72-65, on Saturday at the Dedmon Center. Brown also had 12 rebounds, a career-high six assists and three blocks.