Trinity Men's Basketball Scores Road Win Over Texas Lutheran

Trinity Men's Basketball Scores Road Win Over Texas Lutheran

Seguin, Texas – Trinity's men's basketball team opened up a road weekend in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 83-67 win over Texas Lutheran University on Friday night.



The teams went back and forth over the first part of the game, but Trinity's 12-0 run in the middle of the first half gave the Tigers a double-digit lead.

Trinity and Texas Lutheran scored eight points each over the final four-plus minutes, and the Tigers held on to the 34-24 advantage at the half.

The Bulldogs got no closer than eight points the rest of the way and the Tigers put the game out of reach with a 17-3 run that made it a 57-35 lead with just under 11 minutes to play.

Texas Lutheran's last run came in the final minutes, trimming a 21-point lead down to just 14, but Trinity scored seven of the next nine points to end the comeback and seal the win.



Trinity improved its record to 8-6 overall and 2-1 in SCAC play, while Texas Lutheran dropped to 5-9 overall and 1-2 in conference.

The Tigers were led by 21 points and a career-high 14 rebounds from Jayden Holden. Holden knocked down 9-10 from the free throw line and 6-9 from the field.

Aaron Knopp added 10 points on 4-5 shooting, while Isaiah Specks and Brooks Mays both came off the bench with 10 points as well. Mays added six rebounds and hit both of his three-point attempts.

Nylan Yancy chipped in with nine points in 18 minutes, while Stephen Molina piled up eight points in just five minutes of action.



The Tigers will be back in action on Saturday evening, facing off against Southwestern (TX) University at 4:00 p.m. in Georgetown, Texas.