Game Recap: Men's Basketball Falls to Spartans

Game Recap: Men's Basketball Falls to Spartans

The Montgomery County Community College Mustangs men's basketball team lost 87-93 to the Northampton Community College Spartans Tuesday.

The Mustangs and Spartans played a tight first half, resulting in a five point spread by half time. Down 42-47 going into the second, the Mustangs stepped up the effort to go on a 34-18 run. With seven minutes left in play the Mustangs were leading 76-65. However, the Spartans were able to stage a comeback, outscoring the Mustangs 28-11 to win the game by six.

"Te guys did a good job of battling all night," commented Mustangs Head Coach Denny Surovec. "We had an opportunity to beat a good team, but just didn't execute well enough down the stretch."

Sophomore transfer Ron Melton led the Mustangs with 36 points and eight steals. Alex Brown and Nick Demeno also had strong performances, notching 17 and 11 points respectively.

Next the Mustangs will host Gwynedd Mercy College on Thursday, November 21st in the team's annual Hoops for Hunger awareness event. Game time is 7:00 p.m.