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Ten Years In The Making – Blue Devils Defeat Mustangs


Last updated 1/29/2020 at 4:42pm

Keishon Couch (No. 3) and Baxter Swicegood (No. 15) celebrate after Brevard came from behind to defeat Smoky Mountain, 45-40, for the first time in 10 years on Tuesday night. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

The going got tough, but Brevard kept going.

After trailing by seven points at halftime, the Blue Devils fought their way back in the second half to claim a 45-40 victory over the Smoky Mountain Mustangs for the first time in 10 years.

It was a nip-and-tuck affair, as the two sides were separated by only one possession over most of the final two quarters.

But Brevard came up big down the stretch, getting some key defensive stops and sinking clutch free throws to earn the win.

It was a slow start for both teams, as Brevard led 10-6 after the first quarter.

The Blue Devils led 12-10 i...

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