DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Plagued by shooting woes, the Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team lost to Wesleyan University, 80-62, Friday evening at the Daytona Beach Shootout at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Panthers fall to 6-2, while the Cardinals move to 7-2.
After an early 4-4 tie, Wesleyan used an 11-0 run to break the game open and never trailed, using several scoring runs to stay ahead of the Panthers.
BSC shot a season-low 40.4 percent (23-57) from the field and 53.3 percent (8-15) at the free throw line. The Panthers were also out-rebounded 42-31, and turned the ball over 12 times, four more than the Cardinals.
The Panthers are in action again tomorrow in the Shootout, taking on Dubuque at 4 p.m. Eastern.