Josh Bryant nets 27 in Broncos 94-88 loss to Valdosta State

Nov. 25, 2017

Final Stats

Valdosta, Ga. – Josh Bryant scored a season-high 27 points as Fayetteville State fell short 94-88 to Valdosta State in the Blazers’ Thanksgiving tournament.

Bryant, a native of Fayetteville, made 11-of-19 field goals and pulled down six (6) rebounds in the Broncos loss. Javen McNeill (East End, NC) was one rebound shy of a double-double with 19 points and nine (9) rebounds. Denzell Hosch (Shelby, NC) followed with 14 points while Willie Gilmore (Fayetteville, NC) had 10.

The Broncos fell behind by 13 (27-14) midway through the first half but climbed back into the game to trail 35-33 at halftime. Hosch knocked down two three-pointers while Bryant added eight in the comeback run.

Home court advantage helped the Blazers roll to a 17-2 run in the early portion of the second half for a 52-35 lead with 14:32 left in the game. FSU closed the gap to seven (86-79) with 1:02 remaining. Free throws would help Valdosta State maintain a six-point victory.

Fayetteville State will play West Florida tomorrow at 2 pm and host Morris College on Thursday, November 30th.



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