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Late Basket Sinks 'Roo Men's Hoops at Hendrix

Late Basket Sinks 'Roo Men's Hoops at Hendrix

Hendrix College scored with just three seconds left and the Austin College men's basketball team was unable to answer as the 'Roos fell 54-52 on Friday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 3-5 overall this season with the loss.

Austin College got out to a hot start, knocking down 4-of-7 threes in the first half and pestering the Warriors into 11 turnovers before the break to go up 34-23 at halftime. Brian Baehl scored nine points in the opening frame on his way to a team-high 13 for Austin College.

The Warriors chipped away at the Austin College lead and took a late 52-49 lead before Ryan Reibly buried a three pointer with 23 seconds on the clock, but with three seconds left Hendrix got a basket by Luke Vance to complete the second half comeback. Austin College was limited to 18 points in the second half, shooting just 30.4% from the field after halftime.

Baehl finished 6-of-11 from the field and added five rebounds and three assists, and Andres Rivera came off the bench to score 11, hitting 3-of-3 attempts from beyond the arc. Austin Freet added nine points in the loss.