Bryan Lion’s Men Lose Season Opener against Temple


We didn’t shoot the ball well as evidence by 0-20 from beyond the arc.

Don Rekoske – Head Coach Bryan Lions


Coach Don Rekoske’s team began the 2013-14 season on Monday night at home against Tennessee Temple University from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Lions jumped out on top but Temple came back and went up 28 to 19 with 4:21 left in the half but Bryan stayed close, trailing 32-27 at the half.

At the start of the second half Temple extended the lead to 40-27 and Bryan could never close the gap with the final margin 70-54. Bryan finished with 31.6% shooting from the field and 0-20 from the three point line and lost the rebounding battle 40-37.

Brandon Cole the sophomore forward lead Bryan with 24 points and 6 rebounds with great work inside against the Temple defenders. Alan Holt the junior forward contributed 10 points and 6 rebounds. Freshman Caleb Tuck had 8 points and 5 points. Freshman Trent McLaurin came away with 5 steals on the defensive side.

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Bryan next plays at home against Hiwassee on Wednesday night with a 7:30 scheduled tipoff.
You have the quote from Coach Rekoske.

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