January 9, 2010

Big second half lifts Montevallo past GSW

The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team held a one-point lead (33-32) over 15th-ranked Montevallo at the halftime break, but was unable to hold on as the Falcons dominated the second half for a 69-49 win at the Storm Dome on Saturday afternoon.
 
Montevallo (12-0, 2-0) went on a 22-5 run over the first 10 minutes of the second half to pull away from the Hurricanes. 
 
UM shot 60 percent from the floor the final period (15-of-25), while GSW was held to 25 percent (5-of-20). 
 
Chris Rawls led Southwestern with 13 points and nine rebounds.
 
Tauras Dortch scored 14 points for Montevallo. Cecil Coleman added 13 points and Gerald January chipped in 11.
 
GSW (4-8, 0-2) travels to Georgia College on Wednesday for a 7:30 game.

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