The Greyhounds fell behind at the half after giving up 10 first-half three-pointers and then ran out of time in a second-half comeback, falling 87-83 to SAU Tech in Camden, Arkansas.
After leading early, the Greyhounds saw the Rockets go on a hot streak from the arc to build a 53-43 halftime lead. The Greyhounds then limited SAU Tech (11-7) to only 34 second-half points but just couldn't finish the comeback as time expired.
ASU Mid-South (10-4) shot a solid 47% from the field and 37.5% from the three-point line while connecting on 81% of their free throws and outrebounding the Rockets 42-34. However, between SAU Tech hitting 13 three-pointers for the game and scoring 28 points off 24 Greyhound turnovers, the home team grabbed the victory.
Ike Moore led the Dogs with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting while Jalen Lynn, Jalen Sasser and Christian White scored 13 points each. White completed the double-double with a game-high 10 rebounds, and Shaheed Halk scored 12 points to go with a game-high 7 assists and 4 steals.
The Greyhounds return to The Dog House Monday for their first home game in 2019 as they host Itawamba Community College who defeated the Greyhounds 72-69 on November 29. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:00pm.