|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg 11-1, 6-1 AAC||51||47||98|
|Union 13-4, 5-1 AAC||45||39||84|
|Jan. 5, 2016|
|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg||Indv. Leaders||Union|
|#5 Trey Suttles - 22||Points||#24 Nick Riley - 30|
|#23 Devante' Jenkins - 12||Rebounds||3 Players - 6|
|#0 Charles White - 6||Assists||2 Players (#12,#24) - 4|
|Tennessee Wesleyan Colleg||Team Statistics||Union|
|53.1% (34 - 64)||Field Goals %||41.5% (27 - 65)|
|42.9% (9 - 21)||3 Point Field Goals %||38.1% (8 - 21)|
|67.7% (21 - 31)||Free Throws||75.9% (22 - 29)|
|12||2nd Chance Pts||7|
The Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan came out to prove they could compete with #4 Union College by putting up the first "3" by Trey Suttles. After battling throughout the first half, TWC took the lead for good, 41-40, after Jordan Hall sank back to back treys. The Bulldogs lead by as much as 18, en route to a 98-84 win over Union.
Tennessee Wesleyan led 14-10 at 16:03 before Union came back to tie it 14-14. Game was tied at 21-21 after a free throw by Gerrard Newby of Union who then went ahead 22-21. Union went on a run to lead by as many as 9 before the Bulldogs began to chip away and take the lead at 41-40. At the half, TWC had their biggest lead of the first period at 51-45 over Union.
The 2nd half started with a field goal by Devante Jenkins and a "3" by Suttles to increase the lead to 11. After scoring by Tre Tiller, Trey Suttles, Leland Robinson, Ikeem Bergeron, and Justin Simmons the Bulldogs had their largest lead of 18 with 11 minutes left in the game. Union tried to rally back, but TWC continued to answer each run to defeat Union, 98-84.
Trey Suttles led the Bulldogs with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Devante Jenkins scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Tennessee Wesleyan. Also in double digits for the Bulldogs was Leland Robinson with 15 points, Charles White had 13 points, 6 assists, and Jordan Hall going 3 for 4 on threes added 12 points.
Union's Nick Riley led the team with 30, while Gerrard Newby had 18 and JD Tucker put in 14.
This was the Bulldogs first win over Union since the 2012-2013 season where TWC defeated Union home and away.