SEWANEE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team shot less than 20 percent from the field in a 45-33 loss to Sewanee, Sunday afternoon in Juhan Gymnasium.
The Panthers fall to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in SCAC action, while the Tigers move to 6-4 overall and 2-2 in the league.
The entire first half was close between the teams, with Sewanee leading for much of the period until the Panthers pulled ahead down the stretch and took a 22-18 lead into the halftime break.
The Tigers opened the second half on 10-0 run, pulling ahead 28-22, and BSC never recovered, trailing for the remainder of the game before eventually losing by 12, 45-33.
BSC shot only 19.3 percent (11-of-57) from the field, including 25.9 percent (7-of-27) from three-point range. The Panthers were 4-of-10 at the free throw line.
Sewanee fared only slightly better from the field, hitting 26 percent (13-of-50). The Tigers shot 21.4 percent (6-of-28) from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent (13-of-18) from the line.
The Panthers out-rebounded Sewanee 46-44 but committed 17 turnovers to the Tigers' 15.
BSC takes a break for the holiday and returns to action on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29 and 30, at the Huntingdon College Classic in Montgomery, where they will face Blackburn College on Thursday and Meredith College on Friday.