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December 10, 2012

KIAC BASKETBALL: Mountaineers come up short on the road

RICHMOND — Register Staff Report

Berea College had a four-point halftime lead, but couldn’t hang on for a win Sunday on the road.

Tevin Webster had a team-high 14 points, but the Mountaineers fell to Warren Wilson, 65-60, in Asheville, N.C. Aaron Ponder had 12 points, Koty Riley had 11 points and Trent Maddox added 10 points and seven rebounds for Berea (7-4).

The Mountaineers have lost three straight games.

Berea raced out to a 6-2 lead and had a 29-25 lead at halftime after Ponder hit a three-pointer and Tyler Huff hit a jumper with four seconds left.

The Mountaineers took a seven-point lead (37-30) on a Webster basket three minutes into the second half and then had an eight-point lead with 11:11 left in the game.

Warren Wilson used a 12-2 run to take the lead (49-47).

Dominique Garmon had nine points, Ryan Schnellenberger had three points, while Huff added two points.

Berea shot 43 percent  from the field and hit seven-of-18 three-point attempts.

The Mountaineers are set to return to action Friday at home against Centre College.

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