The C. Milton Wright Mustangs boys basketball team squandered a 16-point halftime lead Friday night in Edgewood, but the Mustangs were able to regroup and win the UCBAC Chesapeake Division game in overtime. The Mustangs won, 70-63.
CMW (4-0, 2-0) built up a 34-18 lead at the half, but Edgewood (0-4, 0-1) came storming back with 10 three-point baskets, led by Nyeim Murphy (21 points), to send the game to overtime tied at 61.
In the extra period, CMW went on a 7-0 run and pulled away for the win.
Brye Hopkins led the Mustangs scoring with 26 points and Jalen Jackson added 22. Quincy Haughton added seven points and Corey Patterson pulled down seven rebounds.