ANNANDALE – Frank Agyemang scored a game-high 25 points and Trevaun Hyatt added 10 points and 10 rebounds to push the Northern Virginia Community College men's basketball team to 114-27 victory over Patrick Henry Tuesday evening.
The Nighthawks inch above .500 at 4-3 for the first time this season and return to the floor Monday, Dec. 4 at Hagerstown.
NOVA opened the game on a 26-0 run and never looked back, as the Nighthawks defense kept PHC off the scoreboard for the games first six and a half minutes.
After PHC scored five quick points, to make it 26-5, NOVA responded with a Agyemang three and a Muhammed Saadeldeen bunny to go back up by 26 midway through the opening stanza.
Then to finish the first half, the Nighthawks wrapped up the period on 35-6 swing, which brought the NOVA lead to 55 (66-11) at the break.
Starting second period play, the Nighthawks defense was up to the challenge again as the unit kept PHC off the board for the first two and half minutes. During that opening burst, Drew Jackson and Tavaris James each scored four points, while Agyemang added a bucket.
A Junior Kabombo free throw late in the game pushed the NOVA advantage to 90 (112-22), which was the Nighthawks biggest lead of the night.
For Agyemang he grabbed seven rebounds, dished nine assists and picked up seven steals, while James had a game-high nine steals, which ties the NOVA record shared with Agyemang and Curtis Lovitt.