|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg||31||40||71|
|Feb. 14, 2015|
|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg||Indv. Leaders||Bryan (Tenn.)|
|#35 Dante Turnipseed - 22||Points||#00 Brandon Cole - 33|
|#23 Devante Jenkins - 11||Rebounds||#00 Brandon Cole - 15|
|#0 Charles White - 5||Assists||#40 Alan Holt - 6|
|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg||Team Statistics||Bryan (Tenn.)|
|50% (26 - 52)||Field Goals %||45.3% (24 - 53)|
|38.1% (8 - 21)||3 Point Field Goals %||40% (8 - 20)|
|68.8% (11 - 16)||Free Throws||60.9% (14 - 23)|
|2||2nd Chance Pts||13|
TWC traveled to Bryan College and pulled out a win over the Lions; 71-70. The win marks the 1,000th win for the men's basketball program that started in 1954.
The Bulldogs took the lead for the first time in the game with a "3" by Dante Turnipseed at 17:09. Bryan went on a run to lead by 8 with 15 minutes remaining in the half, but TWC tied it back up 17 half way through the period. The Bulldogs led for the next 8 minutes, but Bryan hit a field goal and three at the end of the period to take the lead 34-31.
Bryan pulled out in the beginning of the 2nd half to lead by as many as 9 on two different occasions. The game was tied at 58, 60, 62 before Stephen Kite made a three and field goal to put TWC up by 5. Bulldogs and Bryan traded points with TWC leading by 1; 71-70 with 23 seconds remaining. A missed three by Bryan in the final seconds, gave the Bulldogs the win.
Dante Turnipseed led the Bulldogs with 22 points. Also in double figures was Stephen Kite with 15 points, Devante Jenkins with 13, and Leland Robinson with 10 points. Devante Jenkins pulled down 11 rebounds.
Tennessee Wesleyan is now 14-13 overall and 8-9 in the AAC. The Bulldogs are currently in 6th place behind Bryan who is 8-8 and ahead of Bluefield who is 7-10.
The Bulldogs play next Saturday at home in their final regular season game against Point University at 4:00 pm.