SEWANEE, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2013) – The Sewanee men's basketball team closed out the 2013 Lon Varnell Classic with a 96-66 win over Columbia International, Saturday, inside Juhan Gymnasium.
Early on, both teams kept the game close. Sewanee opened the game on a quick 9-0 run, before CIU responded with an 8-0 spurt of its own.
From there, the Tigers took control. A 17-8 run over the next five minutes pushed Sewanee's lead to 12, 26-14.
Sewanee eventually led 50-32 at halftime.
Out of the locker room, Sewanee stayed strong. A three-pointer by Tome extended the lead to 20, 56-36, with 18:07 to play. From there, CIU would not get to within 22 points the remainder of the contest.
Overall, the Tigers shot 53.1 percent from the floor. Additionally, Sewanee forced 12 turnovers while dishing out 17 assists.
Additionally, Brown finished with a complete stat line. The sophomore forward had six points, five rebounds, three steals, two blocks, and one assist.
The Tigers will look to keep rolling with a 7:00 p.m. (EST) contest at regional-rival Covenant, Wednesday.
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