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Men's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

Today the Harris-Stowe Hornets lost to the Lincoln University Blue Tigers in the second annual Show Me State HBCU Basketball Classic.  The loss drops the Hornets to 2-6 on the season.  The Blue Tigers improve to 6-2.

The Blue Tigers offense was too much for the Hornets in the first half.  Jalen Fletcher got the first points of the game on the Hornets first possession down the court.  Lincoln then went on a run to take a lead over the Hornets for the remainder of the half.  Freshman Tyrone Alston had five points in the half.  The Hornets only hit six shots from the floor and trailed 46-22 at halftime.

 The Hornets came back in the second half ready to compete and outscored the Blue Tigers 35-34. The comeback was not enough as the Hornets fell 80-57.  Fletcher scored 15 of his team high 26 in the second half.  Tyrone Alston was 5-7 from the floor in the second half and ended the game with 19 points. The Hornets and Blue Tigers are now tied 1-1 in the Show Me State HBCU Basketball Classic on the men's side.


Game Notes:

  • Next game will be tomorrow at William Woods University.  3pm Tipoff. Anderson Arena – 1 University Avenue Fulton, Missouri 65251
  • For the first time all season the Hornets were outrebounded
  • Jalen Fletcher needs 35 points to reach 1,000 career points
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