Massey proved Saturday, however, that he was ready and willing to take a big shot after Williamsburg had cut a 16-point deficit to one. The senior guard connected on a 3-pointer with 1:43 left to help the Redskins hang on for a 56-55 victory and break a three-game losing streak.
"I turned to my assistants when he shot and said if he misses that shot we lose," Scott said. "That was a big-time shot, and if it doesn't go we may be in trouble.
"Their defense was playing really hard and having some success against us. For us to score against it was big. We weren't going to be able to hold it much. We were either going to score or hand it right back to them."
Cumberland continued giving the visiting Jackets opportunities in the closing seconds as senior forward Matt Clark missed on three straight opportunities at the free throw line, but the Redskins were able to come up with the rebound twice.
Michael Lawson's free throw with five seconds left put the Skins up by four and made Eric Swords