Hounds outlast Angelo State in 4 OTs

Freedom New Mexico

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Aaron Edwards scored 20 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to start the fourth overtime, and Eastern New Mexico University outlasted Angelo State 116-11 Wednesday in four overtimes.

Tyler Jefferson added 24 points and Max Carrier added 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Hounds (10-12, 5-5 in LSC South), who trailed 44-29 at halftime

Richard Thomas (40 points and 11 rebounds), Steven Moore (31 points) and LaDonn Huckaby (21 points) combined for all but 19 points for Angelo State (10-13, 6-5).

The win snapped a seven-game losing streak for the Greyhounds in their series with Angelo State.

The Hounds are tied for fifth in the South with Incarnate Word, 1/2 game behind Angelo State and West Texas A&M. The top four teams make the league’s postseason tournament.

The contest featured 14 ties and 10 lead changes, with Moore hitting a pair of free throws with nine seconds left to force an overtime.

ENMU had the last shot in the first three overtimes but were unable to convert.

The game marked the 15th time in team history in which the Greyhounds and their opponent both reached the 100-point mark and the first time since a 122-121 loss to Central Oklahoma on Jan. 7, 1997, which is the highest scoring ENMU game in school history.