Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 81

(4-19, 1-10 Southland)

Abilene Christian 87

(8-15, 2-7 Southland)

    8:50 PM ET, February 6, 2014

    Moody Coliseum (Abilene), Abilene, Texas

    1 2 T
    HBU 34 4781
    ACU 35 5287

    Top Performers

    Houston Baptist: C. Joyce 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Abilene Christian : P. Wentz 27 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Abilene Christian finishes Houston Baptist, 87-81

    Associated Press

    ABILENE, Texas -- Abilene Christian was 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final 30 seconds and limited Houston Baptist to just one field goal in the final three minutes to earn an 87-81 victory Thursday night.

    Cody Joyce tied the game at 74-74 with 4:13 left to play but the Wildcats took the lead for good on a pair of free throws by Michael Grant, who tacked on a jumper as Abilene Christian closed the game with a 13-6 run.

    Parker Wenz led five players in double-figure scoring, tossing in 27 points on 8-for-11 shooting from the floor and 10-of-11 shooting from the free throw line for Abilene Christian (8-15, 2-7 Southland). Julian Edmonson scored 18 points, Jacob Lancaster 13 and Michael Grant and Rafael Farley 10 each.

    Joyce led Houston Baptist (4-19, 1-10) with a 22-point effort, with Colter Lasher contributing 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HBU
    ACU
    Points 81 87
    FG Made-Attempted 30-50 (.600) 27-44 (.614)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 5-9 (.556)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-28 (.571) 28-38 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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