BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Sewanee women's basketball team dropped a 64-49 decision to the Panthers of Birmingham-Southern on Sunday afternoon inside Bill Battle Coliseum.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Birmingham-Southern (11-3, 3-0), 64, Sewanee (5-8, 1-2) 49
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The contest started out slow for Sewanee, falling 6-1 at the first quarter media timeout.
-Additionally, the Tigers missed their first three shots from the field before Camryn Broussard made a fast-break layup following a Lakeisha Phillips block on the other end to trail 6-5 with about four minutes left in the period.
-After the layup by Broussard, BSC went on a 7-2 run the rest of the period to lead 13-7 after one quarter of play.
-In the second stanza, the hosts started to put the contest away with a 15-6 run to lead 28-13 before Sewanee burned a timeout at the 5:18 mark.
-Despite back-to-back layups by Ellie Treanton, the Panthers, thanks to an 8-of-14 mark from the field in the period, led 38-17 at the break.
-The Tigers bounced back in the second half to cut a 26-point deficit down to 15 at the end of the game, outscoring the Panthers, 32-26.
-Eight of the nine Tigers who played in the contest scored.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Ellie Treanton led the Tigers with 15 points and added five rebounds and three steals.
-Kinsley Logan posted a 10-point performance, including an 8-of-8 mark from the charity stripe.
BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN KEY STATISTICS
-Derienne Black posted 28 points and seven boards to lead the Panthers.
Sewanee will return to the friendly confines of Juhan Gymnasium for the first time in 2020 with a SAA contest against Oglethorpe on Friday. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m.