Vic Moses battles for a rebound. Photo by Richard Davis
Men's Basketball - Mon, Jan. 10, 2011
No. 3 Georgetown College men's basketball team suffered its second straight loss following 15 straight wins to open the season. Mid-South Conference newcomer Shawnee State handed the Tigers (15-2, 4-1 MSC) a 78-71 defeat Saturday in Portsmouth, OH.
The Bears (6-10, 1-4) shot a blistering 53.8 percent from the field led by Tyler Morgan's seventh double-double of the season, 21 points and 10 rebounds. SSU won the battle of the boards, 37-27, including nine offensive rebounds.
Vic Moses had a game-high with 25 points for the Tigers, going 11-of-15 from the field. Eddie Gray, 14 points, and Tyrone Shelley, 10 points, also reached double digits.
Georgetown will look to get back on a winning track inside the friendly confines of Davis-Reid Alumni Gym Thursday against rival University of the Cumberlands. Tip is set for 8 p.m.