Macon Downs Men’s Hoops
9 February 2017 Sports
The ODAC co-leading Yellow Jackets (16-6, 12-1 ODAC) made their last four free throws to ice the victory over Shenandoah (8-14, 4-9).
The Hornets cut the deficit to three points, 76-73, with 23 seconds remaining following a Malcolm Clark 3-pointer.
Forced to foul on the ensuing possession, SU saw Macon hit a pair from the line and then missed a layup with seven seconds left to try and keep it to a one possession contest.
R-MC hit its final two from the line with five seconds left to provide the final margin of victory.
Clark had a game-high 31 points in 31 minutes of action. He was 11 for 16 from the field (3 of 4 from behind the arc) and 6 of 10 from the line in posting his season-high output.
Michael Taylor had 19 points for the hosts.
Both teams were 26 of 54 from the field (48 percent) and SU had a 35-30 advantage on the glass.