DuBose leads Houston Baptist past Fordham 75-72
HOUSTON (AP) — Ian DuBose scored 23 points and grabbed six rebounds and Houston Baptist edged Fordham 75-72 on Saturday night.
The Huskies (1-1) trailed 41-36 at the break but opened the second half with a 10-3 surge that included two 3-pointers and a dunk by DuBose to go ahead 46-44. Benjamin Uloko sank two layups and Jackson Sent added a third to push it to 61-50 with 11:06 to go. Fordham kept pace, capturing a slim lead late before Edward Hardt’s layup put the Huskies back on top, 69-67, with 2:25 remaining and four free throws by DuBose helped seal the win.
Fordham’s Nick Honor missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have sent the game into overtime.
Oliver Lynch-Daniels added nine points, four rebounds and five assists for the Huskies. Stephen O’Suji had eight points and Hardt finished with seven points.
Ty Perry led the Rams (1-1) with 22 points. Honor finished with 14.