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February 6, 2014

Ashford aim: Playing best basketball

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Other Saints who found double-digit points included a pair of 16-point performances from Anthony Woods and Tevin Harris off the bench, 15 points by DeAndre Lowery and Josh Little put up 10 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

“Having five guys who made good plays makes us hard to guard,” Drake said. “We exposed them on getting some mismatches on some inside-out game, and overall, our guys deserve all the credit for this one.”

Now that it’s February, Drake believes the Saints need to keep riding the five-game winning streak and turn it into something bigger.

“We’ve been challenging our guys to improve on a daily basis, and we need to be jelling the most when it means the most, and we’ve done that in the last couple games. We feel we’re getting there, but there’s still work to be done in practice and in games.”

ASHFORD 85, WILLIAM PENN 74

WILLIAM PENN (14-9) — Marc Wilson 2 4-6 8, Blake Walker 5 4-5 14, Alec Schwab 2 0-0 5, Kelly Madison 12 1-3 33, Erik McGee 3 0-0 6, Logan Alexander 0 0-0 0, Mike Aldeman 0 0-0 0, Tyler Stahle 2 0-0 5, Roberts Baltruns 1 0-0 3, Jesse Ult 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 9-14 74.

ASHFORD (20-7) — Thaddeus Perry 7 4-7 19, DeAndre Lowery 3 6-6 15, Josh Little 3 4-6 10, Damon Overton 2 0-0 4, Anthony Woods 3 8-10 16, Tevin Harris 6 0-0 12, Tim Huber 2 1-2 5, Nick Wood 0 0-0 0. Totals 26 23-31 85.

Halftime -- Ashford 41, William Penn 37. 3-point goals — William Penn 11 (Madison 8, Schwab, Baltruns, Stahle); Ashford 10 (Harris 4, Lowery 3, Woods 2, Perry). Total fouls — William Penn 20, 16. Fouled out — Wilson, Schwab.

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