Sewanee Downs Boyce for First Road Victory of the Season, 83-63

Sewanee Downs Boyce for First Road Victory of the Season, 83-63

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Sewanee men's basketball team defeated Boyce to collect its first road win of the 2017-18 season 83-63 on Tuesday night.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (7-6) 83, Boyce (0-14) 63
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-In the final non-conference slate for Sewanee this season, the Tigers sprinted out to a 7-0 start in the first two minutes of the contest.

-Boyce used a 12-9 run in about a five minute span to cut the deficit to four, 16-12, but Sewanee went on a 9-3 run to extend the lead to nine, 24-15 with 9:39 left in the opening half.

-Late in the first half, Cam Caldwell stole the ball on back-to-back possessions, to which the Tigers contributed with four points, including a fastbreak from Caldwell.

-Sewanee led 50-29 at the break thanks to a 19-of-32 performance from the field, good for 59 percent.

-For the contest, the Tigers shot 51.7 percent (31-of-60) from the field, while Boyce made all of its free throws, making a perfect 12-of-12 from the charity stripe.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Adrian Thomas led Sewanee with 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting with nine boards.

-Luke Smith went 7-of-10 from the field en route to a 19-point performance.

-Hunter Buescher added 12 points with five assists.

BOYCE KEY STATISTICS
-Drew McKay led all scorers with 25 points in 37 minutes of action.

-A.J. Caldwell scored 12 points off the bench, while Adam Rabke scored 11 for Boyce.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will next dual with Oglethorpe on Friday night in Atlanta as the five-game road swing continues. Both teams will enter play seeking first place as each team is 3-0 in Southern Athletic Association play.

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