Petrels Fall to State in Exhibition

The men's basketball team lost to D-I Georgia State on Saturday night in a preseason exhibition, 90-49. The Panthers scholarship players forced 24 Petrel turnovers and converted them into 40 transition points to earn the win.

Oglethorpe was forced to play withous the services of several key players who were out with injury, including point guard Alec Pitts. The lack of a primary ball handler hurt the Petrels against a swarming full-court Panther press.

Senior Tyler Cerone led Oglethorpe with 9 points on the night and Andrew Steioff contributed 6 points and 5 boards. The Petrels tip-off the regular season at LaGrange on Novemebr 15.


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