BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men's basketball team improved to 2-1 overall after a 72-65 win against Wabash College Sunday afternoon to close out the 2016 Black Tie Classic in Bill Battle Coliseum.
The game was a back-and-forth battle with four ties and three lead changes. No one led by more than eight points until late in the contest.
Four Panthers finished in double-figures, led by Ian Thom (Cold Spring, N.Y./Croton-Harmon HS) who earned a game-high 15 points, going 7-for-11, with a game-high five assists. Evan Lewis (Birmingham, Ala./Ramsay HS) was right behind him at 14 points with a game-high seven rebounds.
The Panthers remain at home for their next game, facing Covenant College this coming Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Their game is a doubleheader with the women's team. The women take on Louisiana College at 6 p.m. with the men following immediately afterward.