JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.- Four Tornados scored in double figures but it wasn’t enough for the Brevard College men’s basketball team (3-10, 3-6 SAC) as they fell 101-73 to the Carson-Newman Eagles (9-4, 6-3 SAC) in Holt Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.
Darius Moose scored BC’s first five points to help the Tornados take an early 7-2 lead before the Eagles were able to get their offense out of the gate.
Carson-Newman then stormed to a 15-point lead on the shoulders of a 23-3 run that put the C-N in front 25-10 with 12:46 remaining in the opening half. The Eagles held a 59-35 advantage at the half.
The Eagles continued to build their lead and were able to coast to the win in the second half. Ishmael Sanders and Antoine Davis anchored the Eagles by scoring 29 and 27 points, respectively.
Dominique Pickett was the front man offensively for BC, scoring 17 points and adding a team-high six rebounds. The senior was 6-of-10 from the floor, including 3-for-6 from beyond the arc.
Moose and Trevon Shaw were not far behind for BC, both going netting 16 points and combining for seven rebounds. Moose also had a team-high four assists.
Jake Pifer also tallied 11 points for the Tornados, his second consecutive game scoring in double figures after a 15-point effort against Catawba on Saturday.
The Tornados continue on the road on Saturday afternoon as they visit the Newberry Wolves for a 4 p.m. tipoff from Eleazer Arena.