Greensboro, NC – The Wildcats (3-5) took on the Panthers of LaGrange College in their second and final game of the Guilford College Invitational this afternoon. LaGrange proved to be the better team beating JWU, 88-83.
JWU started the game quickly, taking an early lead at 7-5. Even game play from both teams allowed the score to be tied up 8 times throughout the first half. With the final tie at 40, a Joshua Cohen 3 pointer would push the Wildcats ahead by 3 going into halftime, 43-40.
The Wildcats were able to uphold their lead for 3 minutes into the start of the second half. The Panthers, Mike White would make a basket that would push them to take the lead from the Wildcats for the remainder of the game. JWU was able to close the gap within 4 with 9 seconds left on the clock, but LaGrange was able to take the game 88-83.
The Wildcats are next in action as they travel to Macon, GA to take on the Bears of Mercer University on Wednesday, November 20th. Tip-off is set for 7pm.