FHU Sports Information Intern
The Freed-Hardeman University men’s basketball team (1-0) defeated Blue Mountain College (1-1) 104-64 in an offensive and defensive clinic on Saturday November 7.
To start the game, the Lions were firing on all cylinders, building a quick 16-6 lead. The Lions defense was key in the early lead, as steals would lead to easy offense in the contest.
The Toppers would go on a small run and get stops to cut the Lions lead to six, but FHU would withstand the Toppers run and expand their lead to as many as 30.
They would end up taking a 25-point lead into the break.
In the second half, the Lions kept the pressure on both ends, as their lead would continue to grow.
The Toppers would not get within 21 points in the final 20 minutes, and a number of scoring outbursts by the Lions would stretch the lead to as many as 42.