Marian University men’s basketball (1-2, 0-2 NACC) suffered a sweep at the hands of Edgewood after dropping the series finale 93-77.
The Sabres were able to get out to a strong start after a tough loss the night before and led 14-13 with 13:52 left in the first half. The Eagles then went on a 24-5 run to take a 37-19 advantage with just over six minutes left in the half, while also drawing a Marian timeout. Edgewood would manage to extend their lead out to as large as 25 and led at the break 55-30.
The two squads were able to go back-and-forth for most of the second half, but the Sabres were able to have a strong finish to the game with an 8-2 run in the final minutes. The Sabres were able to outscore the Eagles in the final stanza by a 47-38 margin.
The Sabres had one of their best offensive halves of the season in the second shooting 20-31 (.645) from the field.
Marian hits the road for the first time traveling to Wisconsin Lutheran Friday, Feb. 5 for a 7 p.m. tip.