The Greyhounds used three-pointers in the first half before pounding the ball inside in the second half to take an 89-67 victory over Bethel University JV in McKenzie, Tennessee.
The Greyhounds led 49-32 at the half before leading by as many as 26 in the second half as Bethel hit 11 three-pointers for the game. ASU Mid-South shot 50.7% from the field and knocked down 78.9% of their free throws while dominating the rebounds 46-28.
Terrikous Smith scored all 15 of his points in the first half with five three-pointers, and Chris Smith scored 15 of his team-high 17 points in the second half as ASU Mid-South repeatedly went to the 6'8" sophomore. K.J. Patrick added another double-double to his resume with 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Montee Randle and Terrandus Smith both finished with 10 points each. Trevor Banks added eight points and eight boards and Dee Montgomery chipped in eight points to go with a team-high six assists.
The Greyhounds now turn their attention to rival Northwest Mississippi Community College as they host the Rangers Thursday in a double-header with the women starting the action at 5:30pm and the men scheduled to tipoff at 7:30pm.