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Panther Men Win Big on the Road

Senior Kajuan Madden-McAfee
Senior Kajuan Madden-McAfee

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Ferrum College's men's basketball team picked up a non-conference win over William Peace University, romping 87-54 tonight at Hermann Athletic Center.

Ferrum (3-1)
William Peace (1-4)

Ferrum opened a 17-3 lead and never trailed. Michael Spraggins' three-pointer gave Ferrum its biggest lead of the first half at 49-29 with six seconds left before the break.

The Panthers used a 10-0 run in the second half to widen the lead to 77-49, including a pair of three-pointers and a jumper by Kajuan Madden-McAfee, who was one of six Ferrum players in double digits.

Ferrum: Madden-McAfee 16 pts; Darius Kemp 14 pts, 13 reb; Spraggins 13 pts; Jamar Butler 11 pts; Ayden Gamble 10 pts; Everette Rivers 10 pts
William Peace: Beau Bryant 13 pts; Tyler Parton 9 pts

"Great team win tonight. Seeing six guys in double figures is what we want to be about. The unselfishness we demonstrated offensively led to great shots for our team. Defensively, I really felt like we finally put close to 40 minutes together of being locked in. Proud of the effort by everyone. Back to work!" --Head Coach Tyler Sanborn

Sanborn's team will break for Thanksgiving and will return to action Sunday, November 28, at Methodist University. The non-conference game is scheduled for a 2:00 p.m. tip-off in Fayetteville, North Carolina.