Augusta, GA- Senior, Marcus McDaniel (pictured) led all scorers with 18 points, and fellow teammate, Junior Curtravious Smith grabbed 15 rebounds, and contributed 8 points, but the Lions fell short to the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College, Tuesday, January 19, 2010 in Carter Gymnasium.
22 turnovers also aided in the 60-69 loss, as the Tigers scored 20 points off of Paine’s turnovers. The Maroon Tigers had four players to score in double –figures, led by Jelani Figures and Keon Blackledge scoring 15 points each.
Lions leading scorer, senior Julian English scored only 7-points, shooting 3-12 from the field.
With the loss, the Lions fall to 5-10 overall, and 5-7 SIAC.
The Lions will travel to Memphis, TN to face 2008-2009 SIAC Champions LeMoyne-Owen College, Thursday, January 21, 2010 with the game scheduled for 7:30 PM (CST). The Lions will then travel to Birmingham, AL to play Miles College, January 23, 2010. The game-time is slated for 7:30 PM (CST).