GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Sewanee men's basketball team finished the 2019 season at the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championships with a 97-59 defeat over Guilford Friday night at the Ragan-Brown Field House.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Guilford (22-7) 97, Sewanee (22-7) 59
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Quakers posted an 11-0 lead with 17:49 left in the opening half.
-The Tigers went on a 7-4 run to cut the deficit to single digits, but the hot start kept the Quakers ahead of the game.
-For the game, the Quakers shot 37-of-65 (56.9 percent) from the field and 14-of-26 (53.8 percent) from beyond the arc.
-The Tigers were never able to get into a rhythm, as they posted a 33.8 percent mark from the floor.
-The Purple and Gold wrapped up the 2019 SAA Tournament Championship with 22 wins, the second-most in program history.
-Sewanee played in its first NCAA Championships for the first time since 1998.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Jordan Warlick led Sewanee with 14 points and five rebounds.
-Hunter Buescher added 11 points for Sewanee.
GUILFORD KEY STATISTICS
-Marcus Curry led the Quakers with 17 points, while Kyler Gregory added 13 points and 11 boards.