Lead, game slips away from Buffs

BARBOURVILLE, KY -- The Union College Bulldogs rallied from a 15-point deficit to defeat the Milligan College Buffaloes 77-70 on Tuesday night.
   Leading the way for Milligan was senior Jonathon Harris, with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
   Leading 36-21 at the half, Milligan surrendered a 16-3 run and then went on a 10-2 scoring drive to push the lead back to 10. Over the next six and a half minutes, Union went on a 20-0 run, which put them ahead 59-49.
   Milligan tried to rally back when they got within three with 51 seconds left, but Union scored six of the final eight points to seal the victory.
   Eric Coggins scored 15 points on 5-of-12 shooting from 3-point range. Michael Morrell and Scott Ferguson both scored eight points for the Buffaloes.
   Joe Bramlage scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds and Aaron Troutman scored 12 points with 10 rebounds to lead Union.
   Milligan falls to 9-9 on the year, and 8-3 in the league. Milligan returns to the floor Thursday when they host AAC rival Montreat. Tipoff is set for 7:30.