Keemon Ingram, who just a year ago was lighting up the scoreboard for the New Garden Friends Bears, is now the leading three point shooter in conference USA South, playing for the Methodist Monarchs.
Keemon scored a career high 23 points Wednesday including 6 of 8 from beyond the arc and two clutch free throws with just 24 seconds remaining to push Methodist’s lead to 77-74 and secure the win. Methodist had trailled by as many as 14 points (58-44)with 14:22 to play, but tied the score at 69-69 on an Ingram three point play, then took the lead for good when Keemon connected on his sixth three pointer of the night to give the Monarchs a 72 -69 advantage. Methodist held on from there and Keemon’s free throws sealed the win.
Methodist will be in Greensboro for a game at Greensboro College Feb. 13th at 7:00 P.M.