Cowboys Fall Late At Texas Lutheran

Cowboys Fall Late At Texas Lutheran


SEGUIN, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team fell to 0-2 with an 82-74 loss to Texas Lutheran on Friday evening in Seguin.

The teams played a hard-fought first half and the Cowboys trailed 27-25 with 3:02 to play but the Bulldogs closed the first half on a 7-2 run to take a 34-27 halftime lead.

Every time the Cowboys made a charge in the second half the Bulldogs had an answer. HSU tied the game at 44. TLU pushed it out to a 60-50 lead and the Cowboys cut it down to 74-71 with 2:20 to play. TLU sealed the game with 8-for-8 free throw shooting down the stretch.

The Bulldogs outrebounded the smaller Cowboys 56-36 and had a 31-11 advantage in second-chance points.

Joe Hoeup led four Cowboys into double figures with 18 points. Caleb Spoon added 15 points and Chris Barrett scored 13 points and Marcus Ellison added 12.

Matthew Gillette led the Bulldogs with 18 points and 12 rebounds. He was one of three players to record a double-double.

HSU will return to action tomorrow at Schreiner at 4 p.m.


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