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Men's Basketball - Thu, Dec. 29, 2016
Middle Georgia State
University of Mobile
Middle Georgia State3439477
Mobile (Ala.)30431285
Dec. 29, 2016
Middle Georgia StateIndv. LeadersMobile (Ala.)
#25 Roshaun Milline - 13Points #15 Raykwon Fenton - 23
#15 Cory Reid - 6Rebounds 2 Players (#15,#25) - 9
#24 Pat Edmonds - 4Assists #11 D.J. Hill - 6
Middle Georgia StateTeam StatisticsMobile (Ala.)
37.1% (26 - 70) Field Goals % 42.3% (30 - 71)
32.3% (10 - 31) 3 Point Field Goals % 33.3% (5 - 15)
60% (15 - 25) Free Throws 57.1% (20 - 35)
42Rebounds 51
12Assists 15
23Turnovers 20
162nd Chance Pts 15

Mobile, AL (December 29, 2016) – After a long holiday break and not have seen any game action since December 1 the Knights traveled to play the University of Mobile Rams. The Knights last game played before the break was the conference opener against Faulkner University which was a big victory for the Knights. The Rams entered tonight's game with a record of 3-2 and 1-1 in the conference and both looking to start off strong after the holiday break.

In the first half, the Knights would come out and establish a good pace and did not show any sign of rust from the holiday break. They were able to gain and maintain the lead at 14:50 left when they would go up 11-10. The Knights biggest lead would be at 10 points at 9:14 and 6:59 left in the first half. The Knights would go 12-27 from the field and 6-14 from downtown but would be out rebound 17-23. The Knights would enter halftime with a 4 point lead at 34-30.

The second half would be the Rams half and would see them make a run for the victory. The Knights would be outscored 39-43 in the second half and 13-33 from the field. The Knights though would be able to push the lead to 13 with 12:54 left in the second half. Regulation time would end with both teams tied at 73-73 and fans would be treated to extra basketball.

The Knights would not be able to find any rhythm in the overtime and would be outscored 4-12. The Rams were able to complete the comeback and push the Knights to 5-2 on the season and 1-1 in conference. Roshaun Milline (JR/Milledgeville, GA) would lead the Knights in scoring with 13 points and Cory Reid (SR/Decatur, GA) would finish the night with 12 points.

The Knights next game will be away on December 31 against Loyola University at 3:00 pm.