The Bryan College men's basketball team hosted Hiwassee College tonight. The Lions fell behind early and trailed by as many as 8 points in the first half. They fought hard and were able to tie the game at 29 apiece going into the halftime break. In the second half, the two teams went back and forth for the first seven and a half minutes. Then the Tigers went on a 7-0 run to take control of the game. The Lions got back to within three, but that was as close as they would get. The Bryan men lost by a final score of 63-54 and are now 0-2 on the season.
The Lions shot 35.3% from the floor for the game, while the Tigers shot 45.6%. Bryan lost the rebounding battle by 2. The Lions ended the game with 18 turnovers, while the Tigers had 11.
The Lions play again next Wednesday, November 6, at home verse No. 14 Saint Thomas University (Fla.). Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm ET.