Men's Basketball wins 117-105 shootout over Pfeiffer

Men's Basketball wins 117-105 shootout over Pfeiffer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Wesley College men's basketball team outgunned the Pfeiffer Falcons, 117-105 on Friday to wrap up the Black Tie Classic, hosted by Birmingham-Southern College.

Wesley's 117 points were the most points scored in a regulation game in program history, besting the previous scoring mark of 113 set against Allentown College (now DeSales University) during the 1987-88 season.

As a team, Wesley shot a season-best 63 percent (42-of-66) from the field, hit 14-of-28 from three and 19-for-23 from the free-throw line.

Brian Cameron scored a game-high 34 points along with eight rebounds. His 34 points tied a career-best set against CNU on Dec. 10, 2017. Cameron was 13-of-18 shooting, along with knocking down 5-of-8 from beyond the three-point line.

Evan Anderson, Terrence Braxton and Derick Charles joined Cameron in scoring double figures in the high-scoring win. Braxton notched a career-high 19 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, in his first collegiate start. Anderson recorded 25 points while Charles registered 17 points. Anderson, Braxton and Tyrone Craven each pulled down five rebounds.

Craven chipped in with nine points and dished out a game-best five rebounds. Brandon Lewis scored seven points off the bench.

Tristen Rodriguez paced Pfeiffer with 23 points off the bench.

Wesley (5-6) will return north and be back in action on Monday when they travel to Langhorne, Pa. to take on the Cairn Highlanders. Tip is scheduled for 5 p.m.