Slow start dooms men’s basketball at Salisbury

Slow start dooms men’s basketball at Salisbury

SALISBURY. Md. – A sluggish start proves to be the downfall for the Wesley College men's basketball team as they dropped a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) road contest, 84-68 to Route 13 rival Salisbury Sea Gulls on Wednesday.

Wesley didn't score for the first seven minutes of the game and Salisbury got out on a 17-0 run to start the game. 

Wesley kept clawing back in the game, slowly chipping away at the Salisbury lead. Wesley opened the second half hot, cutting the Salisbury lead to one, 47-46, with 13:34 left in the game. But, Salisbury kept Wesley at bay and held on to their lead and the victory.

Brian Cameron led all scorers with 23 points on 7-of-14 from the field. Cameron also nailed all eight of his free throw attempts.

JW Lawson was a rebound away from his second double-double of the season, netting 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting and nine boards.

Evan Anderson scored 15 first-half points and stole the ball four times. Paul Clemons recorded four rebounds and George Cook swiped the ball from Salisbury three times.

Blair Davis had 18 points for Salisbury. 

The Wolverines (7-8, 3-5 CAC) are back in action on Saturday for the start of a three-game homestand when they host the Southern Virginia Knights. Tip-off from Wentworth Gymnasium is set for 3 p.m.