No. 20 UAH Defeats Visiting SBC 91-45

HUNTSVILLE | The third game in as many days proved to be no problem for the No. 20 University of Alabama in Huntsville men’s basketball team who cruised to a 91-45 victory over visiting Southeastern Baptist on Monday night at Kelly Court at Spragins Hall for its fifth straight victory. The Chargers improve to 5-2, SBC drops to 0-4.
All 11 UAH players that suited up logged points in the big win including five who scored in double figures and two more that added nine.
Dalton Dodd went 5-for-9 from the floor including three 3-pointers and scored 13 to go along with seven rebounds, while CJ Williamson was 5-for-6 shooting to also score 13 while picking up five rebounds, three assists, and a steal.
Scoring 12 after shooting 6-for-7 on the night was Chaney Johnson, and Jack Kostel also chipped in with 12 and added six rebounds and three assists.
Nylan Thomas rounded out the double-figure scorers with 11 on the strength of three made shots from beyond the arc, while both Sutton Smith and Daniel Smith both scored nine.
Saylor also led the Chargers on the glass with 10 rebounds, while Smith handed out a team-high five assists to go with a team-best four steals.
The home team would only trail for 15 seconds in the contest, leading by double figures by the 15:27 mark of the opening half on its way to holding a 34-point halftime advantage at 55-21.
It was more of the same in the second half with a Saylor dunk providing UAH with its largest lead of the night at 86-34 with 5:24 left before the contest ended with the 91-45 victory.
The Chargers finished the game shooting 46.1 percent and outrebounded the guests by a 51-30 margin. Second-chance points were tilted in UAH’s favor by a 16-2 margin, and the Blue and White caused 23 turnovers and converted them into a 35-11 margin in points off miscues.
UAH will now have a day off from action before returning to the hardwood on Wednesday night to welcome crosstown foe Oakwood to The Stable. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.

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