High Point 80, The Citadel 72
Nick Barbour scored 20 points, including 10 in overtime, to lead
High Point in an 80-72 win over The Citadel on Saturday night.
After sinking a jumper with 2 seconds left to send the contest
into overtime at 65-all, The Citadel’s Marshall Harris hit one of
two foul shots to give the Bulldogs a one-point lead.
It would be their last.
Xavier Martin, who led the Panthers (2-3) with 21 points, hit
one of two foul shots and converted a three-point play to push High
Point back on top 69-66.
Lawrence Miller’s jumper pulled the Bulldogs back within one,
but Barbour took over from there. He sank seven free throws and
connected on a 3 in the final 2:26 to seal it.
Mike Groselle scored 15 points and grabbed 13 boards to lead The
Corey Law added 13 points and 15 rebounds for High Point.