Stanley's FTs lift Mustangs past Builders

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Mid-Atlantic Christian's Alex Stanley (34) scored 20 points against Apprentice School, Thursday night.


From staff reports

Saturday, February 9, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Christian men’s basketball team defeated Apprentice School 66-65 Thursday night at Chesson Gym.

The Mustangs (3-19, 2-8 Eastern Metro Athletic Conference) clinched the conference win with the help of Alex Stanley, who connected on a pair of free throws in the final seconds of the game to give the Mustangs a one-point advantage.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak.

Stanley, a product of Pasquotank County High School, scored 20 points with five rebounds and a blocked shot.

The game-winning free throws were his only attempts from the line in the game.

Stanley, a senior, shot 9-of-16 from the field.

Malik Galloway led MACU with 21 points, 10 rebounds with two blocked shots.

MACU shot 46.8 percent (29-of-62) from the field and held a 35-34 lead at halftime.

Brandon Joyner, Andre Brown and Drew Walton led Apprentice School (11-12, 4-6 EMAC) with 13 points each.

MACU returns to action Wednesday at home against Clinton College.

Old Dominion 70, UAB 59

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.J. Stith and Ahmad Caver scored 21 points apiece as Old Dominion beat UAB on Thursday night.

Dajour Dickens had 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Old Dominion (19-6, 9-3 Conference USA).

Former Northeastern High School standout Aaron Carver added nine rebounds for the Monarchs.

Old Dominion headed to the locker room at halftime trailing 35-28, but the Monarchs were able to outscore the Blazers 42-24 in the second half to roll to the victory. The Blazers’ 24 points in the second half marked a season low for the team.

The Monarchs trailed by five before taking control with a 15-2 run that made it 53-45 with 10 minutes to go.

Jalen Perry had 14 points and six rebounds for the Blazers (14-10, 6-5 C-USA). Jeremiah Bell added 13 points. Zack Bryant had 11 points.