Byrale Carter led Mary Hardin-Baylor with 22 points and eight rebounds as the Cru earned its first road win of the season, 75-68 over North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Bishops jumped to a quick five-point lead in the first half before UMHB scored 21 straight points to take a 16-point advantage.
The Bishops (0-2) fought back but Carter, a senior from Shoemaker, hit a pair of free throws to give the Cru (2-1) another double-digit advantage which UMHB held at halftime, 38-25.
North Carolina Wesleyan cut the lead to four points halfway through the second half. Carter hit two more free throws followed by 3-pointer from Logan Hicks and a layup from Casey Armour to put the Cru up by nine.
UMHB’s lead fluctuated through the rest of the second half, never leading by fewer than five points and sealing the win.
Armour, a sophomore from Ellison, added 14 points.
UMHB committed just six turnovers.