Cowboys Run By Blazers

Cowboys Run By Blazers


ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team got back on track with a 94-71 win over Belhaven in American Southwest Conference action at the Mabee Complex on Saturday afternoon.

HSU busted open a tight game with a 9-0 run late in the first half. Freshmen Kadon Lewis had seven of the nine and fellow freshman Neal Chambliss added the other two and it gave HSU a 32-21 lead with 3:02 to play in the half. The Cowboys led 35-27 at halftime.

In the second half, Belhaven chipped away at the Cowboy lead and cut it 49-47 with 13:18 to play before freshman Steven Quinn put the Cowboys on his back for a stretch. He scored 13 points over a six-minute stretch and HSU ballooned the lead out to 71-55 with 7:32 to play.

The Cowboys shot 55.4 percent for the game and outscored the Blazers 52-30 in the paint and the HSU bench outscored Belhaven 51-26.

HSU had four players in double figures led by Steven Quinn's 19 points. Neal Chambliss had 13 points and nine rebounds, Keenan Holman had 12 points and Jalen Terry added 11.

Brosnan Cooks led Belhaven with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Joseph Jones had 11 points.

The Cowboys are now 4-3 overall and 1-2 in conference play. Belhaven fell to 1-5 and 0-2 in league action. HSU will travel to Ozarks for an ASC game at Ozarks.


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