Marion, AL (1/21/2014) - The Marion Military Institute men's basketball team dropped a 68-61 decision to Lawson State Community College on Tuesday night at the William R. Ireland Athletic Center. MMI (9-8, 0-2 ACCC North) struggled on both ends of the court in the second half after the teams took a 29-29 tie into halftime.
Sophomore Monta Sanford led Marion with 17 points while teammate Charles Steele, Jr. finished with 11 points. Also scoring were: Sammie Battle (9), Greg Henry (6), Jamar Pope (5), Raymond Hobbs (4), DeAndric Thomas (4), and Quinnttravious Guinn (2). Battle and Henry each grabbed five rebounds for Marion in the losing effort.
The Tigers will host Southern Union State Community College (12-5, 1-2 ACCC North) Thursday, January 23 with a 7:00 p.m. tip-off.