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February 1, 2013

Tigers Roar

Barbourville picks up 80-70 win over Jellico, Tenn.

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

BARBOURVILLE — Coming into Thursday’s game against Jellico, Tenn., the Barbourville Tigers had not won a game since Jan. 15 and were 0-4 during that stretch.

Having beaten the Blue Devils by 52 points the first time the two played this season, Barbourville welcomed Thursday’s opponent to town, coming away with an 80-70 to improve to 13-10 on the season.

Alexander Phipps led the way with 22 points for the Tigers, connecting on 6-of-15 shot attempts, four of which were from three-point range. Devon Mills added 21 for the Tigers on a 7-for-17 effort from the floor, two from three-point land.

Barbourville jumped out to a 19-11 lead at the end of the first quarter and was able to push the gap to 37-28 by the time halftime rolled around.

The Tigers pushed the pace in the third period, outscoring Jellico 24-14 to extend the lead to 61-42 as the fourth quarter got underway.

The Blue Devils closed the gap in the fourth period on a 28-19 effort, but it wasn’t enough to make up the difference as Barbourville came away with the 80-70 win.

Barbourville 80, Jellico, Tenn. 70

Jellico, Tenn.  11  17  14  28  70

Barbourville   19  18  24  19  80   

Jellico, Tenn. (70) – Hunley 23, Bowlin 21, Rowe 16, Elliot 5, Lambdin 4, Bruce 1.

Barbourville (80) – Phipps 22, D. Mills 21, Strong 11, J. Mills 10, Moore 6, Eldridge 6, Engle 3, Rose 1. 

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