Greenville, Pa. – The Bethany College men's basketball team traveled Greenville, Pa for a PAC matchup against the Thiel College Tomcats. The Tomcats cruised by the Bison, 65-40. The Green and White were led by sophomore Khalil Wilson's 14 points and eight rebounds.
The Bison attacked first with a Khalil Wilson shot from behind the arc. The Green and White went neck and neck with the Tomcats in the first half, battling for the lead. The Bison built a 17-12 lead the Tomcats battled back and regained the lead with under four minutes to go in the first half. Bethany trailed 25-22.
A Wilson layup for the Bison opened the second half to cut the lead 25-24, but the Tomcats would go on a 19-5 run to build a commanding lead over the Green and White. Thiel outscored Bethany, 40-18 in the second half.
IN THE BOX SCORE
- Khalil Wilson – 14 points, 8 rebounds
- Brendan Riggs – 8 points
- Derek White Jr. – 9 rebounds, 3 steals
Bethany College Bison – 1-11 (0-3 PAC)
Thiel College Tomcats – 3-7 (2-1 PAC)
Bethany College men's basketball return to action on Wednesday, January 8 when the Bison travel to Pittsburgh, Pa to face the Chatham Cougars for a PAC contest at 8 pm.