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Panther Men Fall 68-49 to N.C. Wesleyan

Rashad Reed
Rashad Reed


FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Ferrum College's men's basketball team dropped a non-conference game to North Carolina Wesleyan College this afternoon at the Hyatt Place Tip-Off Tournament, falling 68-49 at University of Mary Washington's Ron Rosner Arena.

N.C. Wesleyan (2-0)
Ferrum (0-3)

The Bishops led 19-4 less than eight minutes into the game and never trailed. Justin Tankelewicz's three-pointer with 4:25 left in the first half gave N.C. Wesleyan its largest lead on the first half at 30-6. The Panthers closed the half with a 13-7 run, including four points each by Rashad Reed and Nick Helton. Jamal Scott's layup with 10:18 left in the second half cut the lead to 10 points, but the Bishops hung on for the win.

N.C. Wesleyan: Tankelewicz 15 pts; AJ Frye 10 pts; Chris Braswell 10 pts;
                     Damon McDowell 10 pts
Ferrum: Marcus Huff 12 pts; Scott 11 pts; Reed 10 pts

Coach Tyler Sanborn's team will be back in action Sunday, Nov. 18, against host Mary Washington. The non-conference game tips off at 3:00 p.m.