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Men's Basketball Topped by Tusculum in Home Opener

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Tusculum pulled away late to grab an 86-74 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Pioneers improve to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians move to 1-3 and 0-2.

Caleb Robinson canned 11-of-16 shots en route to a game his 23 points for Catawba. He would grab eight rebounds and post three steals. Trevion Lamar added 14 points and Ben Bowen 11.

The teams battled through eight ties and three lead changes before the Pioneers spurted ahead to stay over the final 10 minutes. A Trenton Gibson three-point play on a follow shots put Tusculum on top for good at 59-58 with 10:47 left.

Catawba had rallied from a seven-point deficit earlier in the half and took a 58-54 lead after two free throws by Ray Kowalski. The Indians then hit a drought, scoring just two points over the next six minutes and trailed 71-60 after a three-pointer by Jalen Crowder with 5:44 remaining.

Tusculum held a 47-32 edge on the boards and had 17 offensive rebounds. Gibson scored 21 points for the visitors with William Vedder posting 14 points and 10 rebounds. Inady Legiste scored 14 points off the bench and Crowder followed with 11.

Catawba travels to Lincoln Memorial on Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. contest.

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