Yellow Jackets Claim Exciting Victory Over McM Men

Published 01/12 2012 10:13PM

Updated 01/12 2012 10:20PM

Howard Payne holds off late McMurry charge to beat the War Hawks, 94-90.

The Yellow Jackets built a 12-point lead with a minute to go in the game, only to see the War Hawks come storming back to take the lead.

A lay-up by McMurry with 20 seconds to go gave the War Hawks the lead, but Howard Payne answered right back with a lay up of its own to take a 92-90 lead with 13 seconds to go.

McMurry had 1 last chance but they were called for a charge. 2 Yellow Jackets free throws later and Howard Payne wins it, 94-90.

McMurry falls to 5-4 in conference play. HPU improves to 5-5.

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