Men’s Basketball Tops Brevard, 64-55, in Lon Varnell Finale

Men’s Basketball Tops Brevard, 64-55, in Lon Varnell Finale

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's basketball team wrapped up the Lon Varnell Classic on Saturday with a 64-55 victory over Brevard inside Juhan Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (4-0) 64, Brevard (1-3) 55
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers led from the opening tip, and the team got out to as high as a 15-point lead in the win.

-Sewanee got out to a 14-4 lead in the first 9:30 of the half and took a 27-17 lead into the locker room.

-The Tornados made it as close as a six-point game in the second half thanks to a 57.7 performance (15-of-26) from the field and outscored Sewanee, 38-37, but it was the home team who earned the team's fourth straight win.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Hunter Buescher scored 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe and added three steals.

-Luke Smith scored 18 points, grabbed six boards and dished out four dimes.

-Cam Caldwell recorded his first double-double of the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

BREVARD KEY STATISTICS
-Levi Lamb scored 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting to lead the Tornados.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will hit the road for the next two games, beginning with a contest at Covenant Tuesday night.

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