Brett Morris led the Pioneers in scoring as he scored 18 points and pulled down a team high eight rebounds in the Pioneers loss to Winston Salem State
Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State Pioneers had three players score in double figures but it wouldn’t be enough as the men’s basketball team fell to Winston Salem State on the road in a non-conference game by nine points, 84-75.
In the first half of action both teams would go up and down the court trying to get an early feel for each other, however Winston Salem State would take a seven point lead over the Pioneers at the 14:32 minute mark as they Rams led, 13-6.
But the Pioneers would then go on a, 7-0, run over the next couple of minutes as Glenville State took a one point lead over the Rams, 14-13, as Brett Morris drained one of two free-throws. However the Rams would take 12 point halftime, 44-32.
In the second half, Winston Salem State would hold their lead over GSC early but the Pioneers would go on a 9-0 run and at the 11:48 minute mark and cut the lead to just two points, 59-57.
Despite the Pioneers run the Rams would build an 11 point lead, 75-64, with under 3:30 left to play in the game. Glenville State would try and cut into the lead but wouldn’t not be able to as they would fall by nine points, 84-75.
The Pioneers had way too many turnovers in the ball game as they turned it over 18 times while Winston Salem State would convert those turnovers into 21 points. The Rams also had 18 second-chance points while the Pioneers only had eight in the game.
Glenville State was also out-scored in the paint as Winston Salem State scored 42 points in the paint to the Pioneers 18 points. Glenville State’s largest lead of the game was three points while Winston Salem State’s largest lead was 12 points.
Brett Morris led the Pioneers in scoring as he scored 18 points. He also pulled down a team high eight rebounds. Reggie Williams scored 17 points and handed out three assists while Luke Campbell scored 15 points all coming off three-pointers.
Winston Salem State was led by Marquez Jones as he scored a game high 22 points while Wykevin Bazemore finished with a double-double as he scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Pioneers (4-2, 2-0) return to action Thursday, December 4th when Concord travels to Glenville with tip-off set for 7:30 pm.