Greyhounds’ hot shooting sinks Dragons

ASHLAND — Despite Alex Brown’s game-high 31 points for Tiffin, the Dragons fell to the University of Indianapolis 101-88 Wednesday on the second day of the Ashland University Classic.

The Dragons (2-3) couldn’t keep up with the Greyhounds’ offense as they shot 66 percent (33 of 50) from the floor, including a scorching 86.4 percent (19 of 22) from the 3-point line.

Indianapolis (4-1) scored 61 first-half points and led by 12 at the half before outscoring the Dragons 40-39 in the second half to hold onto the victory.

Backing Brown for TU was Austin Adams with 26 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Justin Miller added 10 points and Quentin Jones ended with seven points.

TU shot 59 percent (33 of 56) from the field, including 50 percent (11 of 22) from deep.

The Greyhounds had five players in double figures as Trevor Lakes went 6-for-6 from three and poured in 19 points off the bench. Ajay Lawton added 18 points and eight assists, while Eric Davidson had 17 points and five boards, Tate Hall scored 16 points and CJ Hardaway, Jr. finished with 14 points and six assists.

Indianapolis trips up TU

Tiffin was looking good heading into the fourth quarter for winning its third-straight game with a slim lead, but the University of Indianapolis battled back and stole the win, 60-58 Wednesday.

TU (2-2) trailed 14-10 after the first stop, but then got the offense going with an 18-10 second frame to lead 28-24 at the half.

A 23-16 deficit in the fourth did the Dragons in.

Neither team shot particularly well as Tiffin was 22 of 59 (37.3 percent) from the field, while the Greyhounds shot 21 of 60 (35 percent).

Martha Burse led all scorers with 24 points and she also pulled down eight rebounds for the Greyhounds (1-4). Ashley Montanez recorded 16 points and 11 boards and Taylor Drury tallied seven points.

For the Dragons, Allie Miller had 18 points and five rebounds, Aida Santana Martin added 11 points and Victoria Burdo ended with 10 points and four boards.