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Evangel edges CU Tigers 78-74

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Host Lou Cunningham Classic on Friday and Saturday.

By Bobby Brockman

Campbellsville University hit 14 three-pointers but was only 2-9 at the free-throw line in dropping its home opener 78-74 to Evangel (Mo.) on Saturday afternoon.

Aaron Wyatt hit five treys and led the Tigers with 20 points while Zach Allender added 15. The duo also had five rebounds apiece.

The Tigers will host the Lou Cunningham Classic this weekend.

CU plays Virginia Intermont on Friday (8:00) and Taylor on Saturday (4:00). Lindsey Wilson will open play each day with games against Taylor on Friday (6:00) and Virginia Intermont on Saturday (2:00).

Evangel 78, CU Tigers 74

Campbellsville, Ky.

Evangel (78) — Totals 28-50 19-22 78. Campbellsville (74) — Vitatoe 1-6 0-0 2, Allender 7-16 0-4 17, Martin 2-3 0-0 4, Wyatt 7-13 1-4 20, Savage 2-4 0-0 6, Holley 3-7 0-0 7, Benock 3-7 0-0 8, Harris 1-3 0-0 3, Petkov 3-3 1-1 7. Totals 29-62 2-9 75.

Half-time — Evangel 38-33. Three-point goals — Evangel 3-9, Campbellsville 14-31 (Wyatt 5-8, Allender 3-8, Savage 2-4, Benock 2-4, Holley 1-3, Harris 1-3). Rebounds — Evangel 33, Campbellsville 27 (Wyatt 5, Allender 5). Assists — Evangel 6, Campbellsville 10 (Wyatt 3). Steals — Evangel 5, Campbellsville 1 (Allender 1). Blocked shots — Campbellsville 2 (Petkov 2), Mid-Continent 6 (Thomas 2). Turnovers — Evangel 18, Campbellsville 18.