FREDERICK, Md. – Michael Elliot nailed 12 three-point field goals and scored a school record 41 points to help give the Northern Virginia Community College men's basketball team a 105-87 victory over No. 19 Frederick Thursday night in Region 20 action.
The Nighthawks finish the regular season at 14-11 and return to action Friday, March 8 against Frederick in the first round of the NJCAA Region 20 Tournament
FCC jumped on top early 6-0, but NOVA responded with a game changing 15-0 run that was capped off by a Terrell Walker layup, as he finished with 25. Near the end of the opening half, Elliot put the Nighthawks up 18 with a three.
Midway through the second period, Myles Suggs gave NOVA a 30-point advantage, which was its largest lead of the night. Later in the half, Elliot hit his school record breaking 12th three and his 41st point of the evening with 5:42 left in the game.