Panthers fall to Emory and Oglethorpe at Thanksgiving Classic
|Pts: 2 Players (#04, #43 - 14)||Pts: Greven, Alex - 21|
|Reb: Nic Whitfield - 6||Reb: 3 Players (#12, #20, #TM - 5)|
|Ast: Nic Whitfield - 4||Ast: Claunch, Austin - 7|
|Field Goal %||49.0% (24-49 )||49.1% (28-57 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||15||23|
|2nd Chance Pts||4||9|
|Atlanta, GA -- Woodruff PE Center|
|Pts: Jerod Howard - 10||Pts: Todd Ward - 14|
|Reb: Nic Whitfield - 7||Reb: Todd Ward - 6|
|Ast: 2 Players (#15, #25 - 2)||Ast: 2 Players (#02, #05 - 3)|
|Field Goal %||27.8% (15-54 )||46.4% (26-56 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||9||16|
|2nd Chance Pts||10||15|
|Pts in the Paint||12||22|
LaGrange College dropped to 0-6 on the season after losing to Emory and Oglethorpe at the GABCA Thanksgiving Classic in Atlanta at Emory's Woodruff PE Center.
The Panthers lost 81-67 to host Emory on Saturday and 77-47 to Oglethorpe on Sunday. It was the second loss of the season to Oglethorpe. The Stormy Petrels won the first meeting 67-50 on Nov. 15 in the season opener.
The Panthers trailed 43-34 at halftime after trailing by as many as 14 in the half. The Panthers got as close as three points in the second half before the Eagles (4-0) pulled away.
In the loss to Oglethorpe, Jerod Howard led the Panthers with 10 points. Howard was 7-for-7 at the free throw line.
The Stormy Petrels (3-2) led 42-21 at halftime. They continued to build on their lead in the second half. The Panthers shot only 27.8 percent for the game.
The Panthers host Covenant on Wednesday at 8 p.m.