FULTON, Mo-- The GC men could not hold off Millikin in the CCIW/SLIAC Challenge Tournament and fell 89-78 in their season-opener.
The Panthers fell behind in the first half, heading to the locker room down 46-37. Despite a valiant come-back attempt, Millikin held on to take the game 89-78.
Tim Daniel, Ron Harris, and Jake Dewitt led the Panther offense, scoring 17, 16, and 15 points, respectively. Harris also recorded 7 rebounds and a block for GC. The team went 15-18 in free throws and 5-10 from behind the three point line.
Millikin was led by TJ Griffin, who scored 34 of their 89 points.
Greenville will play again tomorrow, November 16, when they take on Elmhurst at 1:00pm.