Morehouse College keeps their winning streaking as they advance to 16 with a win against Albany State, 80-69. Our Maroon Tigers also became the SIAC East Division Champions for the 2021-2022 season. Students from the AUC came and showed attendance in a blackout game at Forbes Arena. The Maroon Tigers started the game off slow, trailing 33-31 at the half.
Albany State’s Jordan Simpson would lead his team with 12 points at the half. He would finish with 17 points, one assist, three blocks and four assists. Morehouse guard Andrew Stewart would lead all scorers at the half with 12 points and hit four of the Maroon Tigers’ five three-pointers.
Despite the Maroon Tigers’ poor shooting in the first half of the game, shooting under 40 percent in all shooting categories, they would only trail by two. However, they would pick it up in the second half leading most of the game. The Maroon Tigers would have a more efficient second half shooting 51 percent from the field.
Points came from everywhere as the Maroon Tigers shot it well and had a significant paint presence. Four Morehouse players were in double figures for the game, with guard Andrew Stewart leading his team with 15 points, three assists, and three steals on the evening.
Our Maroon Tigers last game of the season is on Saturday, Feb 26 as they travel to Savannah State. Tip-off at 5pm.