Berry loses at Maryville, 85-68

Owen Jacobs
Owen Jacobs

MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Owen Jacobs scored a game-high 23 points and secured 11 rebounds, but Berry College lost at Maryville, 86-68, on Saturday afternoon.

Jacobs was 7-12 from the field and made 9-15 free throws. Hunter Smoak added 13 points and made three 3-pointers in the contest.

Maryville had four players score 14 or more points. Christian Ford led the Scots with 18 points. 

BC was felled by poor free throw shooting in the game. The Vikes were 12-23 (52-percent) to MC's 81-percent (21-26) from the charity stripe.

MC converted eight 3-pointers to just four for the Vikings. The Scots won the battle of the boards, 51-41.

The Scots led at halftime, 38-18. The Vikings outscored MC 50-47 in the final 20 minutes.

Berry fell to 3-4 and Maryville improved to 2-5.

The Vikings play at Covenant next Saturday.