Originally created 02/13/01

Morehouse 72, Paine 65



ATLANTA - Morehouse College built an 11-point halftime lead and held off Paine College 72-65 in SIAC action Monday night at Forbes Arena.

The loss drops the Lions to 13-9 overall and 7-7 in conference play, while Morehouse improved to 17-6 and 12-3 in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Paine was led by Yarl Scott's 17 points, and Colin Jamerson added 10.

The Lions return home Thursday to face Fort Valley State at 7:30 p.m.