AURORA, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Basketball team lost to Hiram College 94-74 on Sunday in the Wells College Tournament.
Hiram College 94 vs. Keuka College 74
Keuka College took the lead early on against Hiram and played with a lead for the opening minutes. Elijah Smalls drilled a three for the Wolves midway through the first as the Green and Gold opened a 10-point lead over -Hiram at 27-17. The Terriers would flip the switch on their offense, however. Hiram erased the deficit within three minutes and would outscored Keuka 31-8 over the final 10 minutes. The Wolves trailed 48-35 at the half.
Hiram would continue to push their lead in the second. Another three by Smalls cut the margin to 10 points at 56-46, but Hiram hit a three to answer. 10 points would be as close as Keuka would make it in the second half. Hiram would continue onto the 94-74 victory over Keuka College on Sunday.
- It was the first ever meeting between the two schools in basketball
- Junior James Barnes surpassed 500 points for his career on Sunday in his 49th career game
- The Keuka College bench outscored Hiram's bench 39-24
- It was the first time that the Wolves allowed 90 points in back-to-back games since the 2006-07 season
Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves return to action next weekend with their home opener at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center. Keuka College will welcome Pitt.-Bradford onto David M. Sweet Court on Saturday, November 16. Tipoff between the Wolves and the Panthers is set for 1pm.