W&L Men's Hoops Falls to Hampden-Sydney, 73-66

W&L Men's Hoops Falls to Hampden-Sydney, 73-66

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. – Hampden-Sydney first-year guard Harrison George scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Tigers to a 73-66 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Fleet Gymnasium.

The Generals (10-6, 2-5) shot 50.0 percent (23-46) from the floor, but could not overcome 21 turnovers and 21-of-32 shooting from the foul line by H-SC.

The Tigers (8-9, 4-5) led 34-29 at halftime and pushed their advantage to as many as 18 points (57-39) with 10:34 remaining in the game. W&L then went on a 21-5 run to cut it to a two-point game (62-60) with 3:35 left but could get no closer as the Tigers pulled away for the seven-point win.

Senior forward Zac White (Baltimore, Md./Park School) led W&L with 15 points and five rebounds, while senior forward Ben Goetsch (Timonium, Md./Gilman) totaled 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field. Senior forward Andrew Payne (Charleston, W.Va./George Washington) chipped in nine points.

George also grabbed seven rebounds and was joined in double figures by senior forward Turner King, who notched 11 points.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday as it travels to Randolph-Macon for a 7:00 pm contest.