BLUE MOUNTAIN, MS - The men's basketball team won their 12th game of the season on Thursday, January 24th with an 83-77 win over the Blue Mountain College Toppers. The win puts the Knights at 12-5 on the season and 7-5 in SSAC play.
Darrell White scored a game-high 23 including 8 for 8 from the free throw line raising his season average to 21.06 Points per Game (PPG). He ranks 7th in the NAIA in PPG, 12th in 3-Pt Field Goals made per game at 3.176, 18th in 3-Pt FG percentage at 46.6%, 23rd in Total 3-Pt FG Made with 54, 32nd in Total Scoring at 358 points, and 49th in Free Throw percentage at 80%. He leads the SSAC in PPG and 3-Pt FG percentage.
Kinsey Burgess was the only other Knight in double-figures with 11 points and was second on the team in rebounds with 6 as Tyrone Young pulled in 7 boards. Kevin Ford led the team with 7 assists while tying Antony Edwards with 3 steals each.
The Knights travel to McKenzie, TN for a matchup on Saturday, January 26th at Bethel University with the women tipping off at 2PM Eastern followed by the men at 4PM Eastern.