INSTITUTE - A fourth-quarter cold spell led to a 77-64 loss for North Marion to Wayne inside the Convocation Center at West Virginia State University in the Big 10/Cardinal Classic.
The Huskies made just 2-of-9 shots from the field in the final four minutes while Wayne made 4-of-5 from the floor and 10-of-14 from the foul line in the game's final four minutes.
North Marion trailed 38-36 at the half after holding an eight-point lead heading into the second period. Wayne used a 13-3 run to take a 29-27 lead and then Colby Wickline drilled a 3-pointer at the half's final buzzer to give the Pioneers a two-point cushion at the break.
Wickline led all scorers with 28 points. Micah Parrish led North with 16.
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