JDCC Warhawks drop 84-50 loss at Southern Union Saturday

Published 9:51am Monday, January 13, 2014

In a postponed game from earlier in the season (November) Saturday at Southern Union, the Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk basketball team took an 84-50 loss to the Bison. The loss for the Warhawks of JDCC dropped their overall record to 2-7.
The Warhawks were able to hang around with Southern Union in the first half Saturday as they trailed 39-29 at the halftime break. In the second half, JDCC was outscored by 24 points—45-21—to take the loss by 34 points.
Chris Oden led the Warhawks in the loss with 15 points while Mikwese Claybourne followed with 12 points. Christian Jones added six points along with Anthony Bell.
Michael Hutchins chipped in four points along with Ty Hairston. Keaynon Gulley finished with three points.
Jones led with eight rebounds. JaQuan Threatt and Sherman Rountree both finished with two rebounds each to lead in the loss. Rountree added one block and Oden led with two steals for the Warhawks.
JDCC was 13-for-20 from the free throw line in the loss while Southern Union was 13-for-18.
JDCC shot 30.4 percent from the field (17-for-56) while Southern Union was 30-for-69 for 43.5 percent.
The Warhawks shot 18.8 percent from the 3-point arch (3-for-16) while the Bison were 37.9 percent (11-for-29).
The Warhawks grabbed 33 total rebounds (eight on offense and 25 on defense) while Southern Union had 38 total with 12 coming on offense and 26 coming on defense). JDCC committed 17 turnovers in the loss while Southern Union on had six in the game.
JDCC was scheduled to resume conference play Monday at Enterprise State. As of press time, JDCC is 0-1 in conference play.
Following Monday’s game at Enterprise, JDCC will be back in action Tuesday, Jan. 21, at home against Chattahoochee Valley. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in Brewton and will be a conference game for the Warhawks.

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