NASHVILLE – The University of Alabama in Huntsville travelled to Nashville on Tuesday night, dropping a 65-59 decision to Trevecca Nazarene in the second meeting between the two teams in the last week. UAH slips to 3-3 on the season, while the Trojans improve to 2-5.
The Chargers trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half, but a late surge would bring UAH all the way back to a 54-54 tie with 1:52 left when a pair of Ronnie Mack free throws capped off a 7-0 run to deadlock the game.
TNU, however, would end the game on an 11-4 run to pull away and capture the win.
The hosts enjoyed as much as a 10-point lead in the first half as back-to-back 3-pointers created a 19-9 advantage for the Trojans, and TNU would take a 28-23 lead into the locker room at the half as the Trojans hit 50.0 percent of their attempts in the opening period.
UAH was held to a first-half field goal percentage of 35.7 percent.
Three players scored in double figures for the Chargers as Conner Blasi scored 14, while Wayne Dedrick tallied 12. Mack finished the night with 10.
For the night, Trevecca Nazarene shot 44.4 percent while UAH shot only 37.3 percent, and the hosts also held a slim advantage on the boards with a 33-31 margin.
The Chargers will now return to Spragins Hall after Thanksgiving when Tennessee Wesleyan visits on Monday, Dec. 2, to start a four-game homestand. Tip-off at Spragins Hall is slated for 7 p.m.