Badger Athletics - Spring Hill College News
Ricky Sears had 14 points and 7 rebounds on Tuesday
Ricky Sears had 14 points and 7 rebounds on Tuesday
Men's Basketball - Tue, Nov. 29, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Spring Hill College men's basketball team took a 62-49 victory over the Dillard University Bleu Devils in a non-conference match up on Tuesday night.

The Badgers held a 34-21 lead at the halftime intermission and never looked back in the second half while shooting a sizzling 51.1% (23-45) from the field including 12-of-23 (52.2%) from outside the 3-point arc.

Spring Hill's Todd Martin dropped 18 points in the baskets and Ricky Sears added 14 points with seven rebounds. Frederick Gatson also contributed 12 points in the victory.

Dillard (0-6) shot just 39.2 % (20-51) and 31.6% (6-19) from long distance. Terry Church paced the Bleu Devils with 25 points.

Both teams took away five steals as the Badgers handed 15 turnovers to Dillard while the Bleu Devils gave Spring Hill 11 turnovers.

SHC (4-2, 1-1 SSAC) will return home to the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Friday at 7:30 p.m. to face Emmanuel College (5-3, 1-1) in a Southern States Athletic Conference contest.