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Tigers take tough loss

By CAMERON NIXON
Staff Writer

basketball 290x290 Tigers take tough lossLindsey Wilson led by 17 midway through the first half and the Tigers were never able to fully recover. Allan Thomas had a monster scoring and rebounding night, but it wasn’t enough to lead the Tigers to a road win against Lindsey Wilson, the top seeded team in the Mid-South Conference. The Tigers lost 91-82 in a game in which they had 20 turnovers.

After trailing by 17 midway through the first half, the Tigers were able to bring it down to four points, then one point, and even tie the game, but they never led in the second half. Turnovers were key, as Lindsey Wilson had 10 fewer than Georgetown and turned many of the Georgetown turnovers into easy baskets. As the second half dragged on, Lindsey Wilsons team was able to get momentum and keep the lead around six-to-nine points for the duration of the game.

Allan Thomas came up big for the Tigers, keeping them in the game with his hot shooting. He scored 34 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, each leading Georgetown, in his last game at Lindsey Wilson as a tiger. Vic  Moses and Monty Wilson also had big nights, Moses scoring 18 points with 10 rebounds and Wilson scoring 11. Mychal Parker also had a very solid night, scoring nine points, dishing out five assists, and grabbing five boards. Lindsey Wilson had four players in double figures: Daronte’ Clark, Milton Watts, DeAntra Scott and Kalen Kimberland scoring 13, 15, 16 and 20 points respectively.

Lindsey Wilson clinched the Mid-South regular season title with their win and received the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Mid-South conference tournament.