SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's basketball team capped off a 19-win regular season with a 77-67 victory over the Colonels of Centre College Saturday afternoon inside Juhan Gymnasium for Senior Day and the regular season finale.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (19-6, 8-6) 77, Centre (21-4, 12-2) 67
Sewanee Athletics Social Media | Twitter/Instagram: @SewaneeTigers
Men's Basketball Social Media | Twitter/Snapchat: @SewaneeHoops | Instagram: @sewanee_mbb
HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee attempted to pull away from the 2019 SAA Regular Season Champions early in the contest. With 12 minutes remaining, the Tigers made it a 17-9 contest. The Colonels got the contest back to a two-point deficit, 27-25.
-Sewanee held off the late first half rally with a 34-31 lead at the break.
-In the second half, the Tigers were able to get the lead to double digits, but the Colonels made it a one-point affair, 54-53 with 9:44 left in regulation.
-The Tigers did not relinquish the lead, as they went on a 12-3 run in about a six-minute span to seal the victory.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Four Sewanee players were in double figures, led by Cam Caldwell with a game-high 19 points. The senior added six rebounds, four assists and blocks each and three steals.
-Jordan Warlick scored 11 and added seven boards.
CENTRE KEY STATISTICS
-Tucker Sine led the Colonels with 13 points.
Sewanee will now turn its attention to the 2019 SAA Championships, beginning Feb. 22 at Centre College in Danville, Ky., who won the regular season and earned the right to host.