Mann’s buzzer beater gives Hesston double-OT win

The Hesston College men’s basketball team outlasted Fort Scott (Kan.) CC 81-79 in two overtimes on Wednesday, Jan. 29 when Malcolm Mann (Plano, Texas) dropped in the game-winner as time expired. The thriller improves the Larks to 6-15 overall (1-2 in Region VI).

Darrion Martin (Houston) once again led Hesston in scoring, this time netting 23 along with five assists. Jordan Tanner (Houston) continued his strong play with 16 points and rebounds. Mason Davis (Mustang, Okla.) added 16 points while Mann finished with 13.

Fort Scott held a 38-32 lead at the half and led by as many as 15 before the break. Hesston took its first lead with under three minutes left in regulation.

Looking to even its mark at 2-2 in region play, Hesston travels to Kansas City Kansas CC for a 4 p.m. tip on Saturday, Feb. 1.