FLORENCE, Ala. -- Theron Jenkins recorded his eighth double-double of the season with 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Alabama to a 67-62 win against No. 22 West Georgia on Thursday evening at Flowers Hall. The win evens the Lions’ GSC record at 4-4 on the year and secures the season sweep of the Wolves. West Georgia falls to 18-4 on the season with two of the team’s four losses coming to UNA.

TOP 25 SCORES
No. 1 Bellarmine 90, Wisconsin-Parkside 71
No. 7 Kentucky Wesleyan 84, No. 23 UIndy 67
No. 8 Southern Indiana 67, St. Mary's 59
No. 9 Northern Kentucky 76, Lewis 70
No. 12 Alabama-Huntsville 68, West Alabama 55
No. 15 Christian Brothers 79, West Florida 66
No. 18 Western Washington 81, W. Oregon 81
No. 19 Bowie State 58, Virginia Union 48
North Alabama 62, No. 22 West Georgia 55
Scoreboard

Three-point shooting helped the home team once again as the Lions (12-8 overall) connected on 8-of-20 attempts from long range. During UNA’s four-game home stand, the Lions hit 41 three-pointers, going 3-1 during the stretch with the lone loss coming at the hands of No. 12 Alabama-Huntsville.

West Georgia made just five three-point baskets and also struggled from the free throw line. The Wolves were just 9-of-22 from the charity stripe on the night.

North Alabama held a 35-28 lead at the half, after Beaumont Beasley found Nathan Spear for a three-pointer with two seconds remaining.

UWG, however, responded in the opening minutes of the second half. The Wolves used a 9-0 run to grab a brief 37-35 lead at the 17:47 mark. West Georgia led by as many as four over the final 20 minutes of play but could never pull away.

A pair of free throws by Jenkins broke a 62-62 tie with 1:22 remaining and the Lions maintained the lead down the stretch by going 5-of-6 from the foul line.

Beasley finished the game with 14 points, including a pair of three-pointers. West Georgia was led by Da’Ron Sims, who recorded a game-high 25 points for the game.