LONGVIEW, Texas — Hendrix’s basketball teams split two games Friday night against LeTourneau College here.
The men overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat LeTourneau University 54-52 at Solheim Arena on Friday night.
Trailing 32-19 at the break, the Warriors (2-1) outscored the YellowJackets (0-1) 35-20 in the second half. Hendrix also cut down on their turnovers in the second period, after committing 16 in the opening half, they only made eight miscues in the second.
Colton Primm paced the Warriors with 14 points and three assists. Junior forward Luke Vance had 10 points and nine rebounds.
Hendrix will travel to UT Tyler for a 3 p.m. game Saturday.
In a game of big runs, the Hendrix College women’s basketball lost to LeTourneau University, 75-55. at Solheim Arena on Friday night.
The host YellowJackets (2-0) built up a 25-8 lead over the first 13:32 of the game and would take a 34-21 lead into the half. The Warriors (1-2) outscored the Jackets 22-7 to open the second period to go up 43-41 with 11:44 to play. LeTourneau answered by ending the game on a 34-12 run, winning by 20.
Freshman forward Anna King led the Warriors with 17 points and a season-best 13 rebounds for her first career double-double.