Div. I WSSU survives scare, defeats Div. III Ferrum 61-55

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)—Michael Puckett and Isiah Tucker scored 16 points each and Division I Winston-Salem survived a scare, defeating Division III Ferrum 61-55 on Wednesday night.

Ferrum led 53-51 with 5:19 remaining, but the Rams (4-5) closed with a 10-2 run to get the win.

Jon Godsey scored 16 points for Ferrum (4-5).

The Panthers took a 10-3 lead early. Winston-Salem, playing without injured starting guards Darius Floyd and Brian Fisher, didn’t lead until Roy Peake’s basket with 5:11 remaining in the first half put the Rams ahead 22-20. They led 35-27 at the half.

The Rams pushed their lead to 11 points in the second half, until Ferrum took that two-point lead with just over five minutes left.

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