Lions beat Skyhawks; 4 students compete for $10K

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By Kat Frazier
Sports Editor

 

Wednesday evening the Bryan basketball programs hosted the Point University (Georgia) Skyhawks. During the halftime of both games students had the opportunity to enter compete for $10,000 in tuition by making a layup, free-throw, 3-pointer, and half-court shot in 30 seconds.

The Lady Lions defeated the Lady Skyhawks 57-53 in a close match. They are now 15-6 overall and 9-4 in conference play. During halftime, senior Kerrie Reinhardt competed for the $10,000, but was unable to complete the challenge.

Lady Skyhawks Team Statistics Lady Lions
53 Points 57
34.4% (21-61) Field Goals % 40.4% (21-52)
18.8% (3-16) 3 Point Field Goals % 38.1% (8-21)
72.7% (8-11) Free Throws 58.3% (7-12)
39 Rebounds 39
8 Assists 17
19 Turnovers 22
15 Steals 12

 

During the second game of the evening the Lions defeated the Skyhawks 61-78. They are now 11-9 overall and 6-6 in conference play. During halftime, junior Katie Sims, sophomore Jesse Cooper, and senior Gustavo Angel Tamayo competed for the $10,000. None of them were able to complete it.

Skyhawks Team Statistics Lions
61 Points 78
39.3% (22-56) Field Goals % 45.3% (24-53)
31.6% (6-19) 3 Point Field Goals % 52.4% (11-21)
78.6% (11-14) Free Throws 95.0% (19-20)
32 Rebounds 34
10 Assists 18
21 Turnovers 18
9 Steals 10