Men’s Basketball Beaten by Vikings in SAA Game

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's basketball lost a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) contest to the Vikings of Berry College, 72-57, Sunday afternoon from Juhan Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Berry (12-4, 3-2) 72, Sewanee (8-8, 2-3) 57
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Vikings used a 12-2 run to lead 20-8 at the under-12 media timeout in the first half.

-The Tigers were unable to stay afloat with the visitors in the contest, as they trailed 41-28 at the break.

-The visitors kept the lead for the entire game, as they had a lead as high of 17 points with 6:53 left in the second half.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Adrian Thomas led the Tigers with 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting and added eight rebounds and three steals.

-Joey Knox posted a 6-of-11 mark from the field and finished with 13 points.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Micah Johnson led the Vikings with 16 points, seven assists and four rebounds.

-Drew Jones added 14 points, while Caleb Haynes, one of the nation's best from the field this season, totaling 13 points on 6-of-9.

UP NEXT
The Tigers return to action on Friday night with an SAA battle with in-state rival Rhodes. Tip is slated for 8 p.m., following the women's game.

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