UAA Men’s Basketball Team Lose to Pacific Tigers in First Game of The Great Alaska Shootout

After UAA earning Second Place in the Women’s tournament, the Men’s team quickly followed up with their first game of the Shootout. The final result was a loss for the Seawolves 62-71 to the Pacific Tigers.

Despite the final result, the game remained a close contest throughout with the Seawolves gaining an early lead on the Tigers ten minutes into the first half. However the Tigers hedged a marginal lead as the first half ended. The Tigers held onto their lead at the end of the first half by one point earning 28-27 over the Seawolves.

30 seconds into the second half things began looking favorable to the Seawolves as Brian McGill closed the gap on the Tigers with a 3 pointer. Seawolves Travis Thompson and Boomer Blossom followed up with their own three points within the next five minutes closing the score with a 5 point lead over the Tigers. However the Tigers responded and quickly tied the game only for a 3 pointer from Tiger Alec Kobre to allow the Tigers to gain a lead. The Tigers continued to gain ground on the Seawolves and peeled away with an final score of 62-71.

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