NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – All five starters scored in double figures but the Wesley College men's basketball team fell to Christopher Newport, 87-81, in the 1st Round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament late Tuesday night at the Freeman Center. The Wolverines finish the season with a 12-14 overall record.
Wesley actually held a brief four point lead late in the first half but Christopher Newport quickly evened the score and outscored the Wolverines 12-6 over the final three-plus minutes of the period to take a 42-36 advantage into the half.
Christopher Newport answered the mini-run with one of its own and extended the lead back to 78-70 with 5:50 left in regulation. However, Wesley scored nine-straight points and with a jumper by Lennon with 2:18 remaining, the Wolverines went back on top 79-78.