ANGOLA, Ind. – The Adrian College men's basketball team fell to Wisc.-Oshkosh 70-61 in the first day of the Trine Classic.
The Titans jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the first half before the Bulldogs would go on a 19-0 run to take an early double digit lead. The lead would stay in the double digits into the second part of the first half when Wisc.-Oshkosh would cut the lead to nine with just under seven minutes left before halftime. Adrian would go into the half with a seven point lead, 33-26.
The Titans would claw their way back and take their first lead since the beginning of the game when Max Schebel was fouled during a layup and made the and-one to put the score at 43-42. The score would stay close for the remainder of the half until Wisc.-Oshkosh pulled away in the final five minutes of the game.
The Bulldogs shot 25-53 (47.2%) from the floor, 5-12 (41.7%) from three point line and 6-13 (46.2%) from the free throw line. The Titans shot 24-50 (48%) from the floor, 4-10 (40%) from the three point line and 18-25 (72%) from the free throw line.
Wisc.-Oshkosh edged Adrian 32-30 in rebounds.
The Bulldogs will play Milligan tomorrow at 1 p.m., for the second day of the Trine Classic.