Lynchburg College held off a late rally from Hampden-Sydney for a 79-72 men’s basketball victory Feb. 3.
Hampden-Sydney freshman Gray Cheers, a West Brunswick graduate, came off the bench for a career-high 16 points in 19 minutes. He added five rebounds and blocked two shots.
With the Tigers trailing by 10 points with 1 minute, 21 seconds left in the first half, Cheers ended the half on a 5-0 spurt, cutting the lead to 40-35. He blocked an Austen Arnold 3-pointer just before the buzzer.