TLU men drop SCAC opener to Centenary, rebound vs. Austin College
Posted on 1/9/2018 8:31:00 AM.
 
Junior guard Alex Cage led TLU with 20 points in Sunday’s road win over Austin College.  
 
(Shreveport, Sherman) – The Texas Lutheran men’s basketball team opened the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference schedule with a 71-66 loss to Centenary in Shreveport, La. on Friday, but the Bulldogs bounced back to defeat Austin College 79-69 in Sherman on Sunday.

TLU, the three-time defending SCAC champion, trailed Centenary 67-66 with 12 seconds to play and had possession of the basketball. TLU junior point guard Nathan Josephs drove the lane with less than five seconds to play, but his shot was blocked by Mitchell Tarantolo.

Centenary picked up the rebound, drew a foul and converted a pair of free throws to push the lead to three with three seconds to play. After a TLU turnover on a length-of-the-court pass, the Gents made two more free throws to account for the final score.

Josephs led TLU with 19 points, five assists and four rebounds. He was 6-for-14 from the field and 3-for-6 from the three-point line.

No other Bulldog had more than eight. Jacob Kouremetis and Matthew Gillette each scored eight, and Shawn Hamilton contributed seven points and eight rebounds.

Travion Kirkendoll paced the Gents with 19 points, five rebounds and four steals. Cedric Harris and Kaharri Carter added 16 and 15 points, respectively. Carter pulled down eight rebounds.
Tarantolo registered six blocks.

At Austin College's Hughey Gymnasium on Sunday, Josephs and junior guards Alex Cage combined for 38 points, nine assists, six rebounds and four steals.

Cage tallied 20 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals. Josephs contributed 18 points, seven assists and two steals.

TLU snapped a four-game skid and improved to 5-8 overall and to 1-1 in the SCAC.

Austin College lost its ninth straight game. The Kangaroos dropped to 2-12 overall and to 0-3 in the SCAC.

Another TLU guard, Jacob Kouremetis, also hit double figures. The junior shooting guard hit four three-pointers and finished with 12 points. Kouremetis also dished out four assists.

Bulldog senior forward Matthew Gillette collected 11 rebounds and scored nine.

TLU shot 42.9 percent for the game and hit 17 of 23 free throws (73.9 percent).

The Kangaroos shot 41.7 percent from the field and just 4-for-22 from the three-point line. Austin College also struggled at the free throw line, making just five of 12 free throw attempts.

TLU continues SCAC play this weekend with home games against Trinity University (5:30 p.m. Friday) and Schreiner University (4 p.m. Saturday). Friday’s Trinity game will air live on KWED 1580 AM and Seguintoday.com, with streaming video at tlubulldogs.com.


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