"Right turtle…left turtle…swim turtle" could be heard from Marion Military Institute's 'Sixth Man' every time one of MMI's players stepped to the free throw line. The "swimming turtle" seemed to help last night against Bishop State Community College as the Tigers shot an impressive 14 out of 15 from the charity stripe, including several late in the game to secure a 72-68 victory.
Marion led 42-37 at halftime. Bishop State put together several runs during the second half but couldn't get any closer than three points. Michael Nobles (6), Charles Tripp (4), Quamauri Hardy (4), Chase Garvin (3), and Neiman Dunams (2) rounded out the scoring for the Tigers.
MMI will host Jeff Davis Community College Saturday, November 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the William R. Ireland Athletic Center.