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Men’s basketball team takes down Martin Methodist

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Mas communication senior Nick Parker (1) dribbling upcourt against a Martin Methodist defender. Parker had 9 points in the win. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Mas communication senior Nick Parker (1) dribbling upcourt against a Martin Methodist defender. Parker had 9 points in the win. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

Mas communication senior Nick Parker (1) dribbling upcourt against a Martin Methodist defender. Parker had 9 points in the win. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

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In their first home game for the month, the Loyola men’s basketball team defended their home court by beating Martin Methodist 65-50.

The Wolf Pack narrowly came through in the final half to clinch the victory over their conference rival.

Business freshman Terry Smith Jr. lead both teams in baskets with 16 points. Smith had a hot hand despite coming off the bench and also nabbed seven rebound for Loyola.

Computer science junior Tre’von Jasmine led his team in rebounds with eight and finished with ten points.

After the win, Loyola stands with a 13-9 overall record and a 9-3 conference record. The team sits in third place in the Southern States Athletic Conference behind Dalton State College in first and William Carey and the second place spot.

The Wolf Pack will face off versus another conference opponent, Bethel University, this Saturday at 4 p.m. in The Den.

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Three Loyola men’s basketball players playing on defense Feb. 8 2018. The Wolf Pack team beat Martin Methodist 65-60. ANDRES FUENTES/The Maroon.

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Mas communication senior Nick Parker (1) dribbling upcourt against a Martin Methodist defender. Parker had 9 points in the win. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

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Computer science junior Tre’von Jasmine (24) shooting free throws late in the second half. Jasmine finished the game with 10 points and eight rebounds. ANDRES FUENTES/The Maroon.

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Mass communication senior Nick Parker (1) watches teammate mass communication junior Eric Brown (12) dribble past half court Feb. 8 2018. The Loyola team extend their overall record to 13-9 after beating Martin Methodist. ANDRES FUENTES/The Maroon.

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