The Brescia men's basketball team played host to IU Kokomo in hoops action in the Den in Owensboro, KY on Friday night.
Brescia came out of the gates hot with staunchy defense and crisp shooting jumping out to a 14-5 lead early in the contest. The Bearcats kept exttending their lead and by half time the gap was 16 points with the score 39-23 in favor of the Bearcats. The second half saw the Cougars climb back into the game early only to see the 16 point gap return by the 11:49 mark with Brescia up 47-31 at the time. The final six minutes saw the Bearcats take their foot off the gas and cruise to an easy 80-69 victory. The win gives Brescia and first year coach Josh Gibson 10 wins on the season bringing their record to (10-18) (4-10 KIAC). IU Kokomo falls to (7-20) on the season.
The Bearcats were led by a career high from Austin Morris with 25 points.
Brescia plays their final regular season game on Tuesday, February 19th at IU Southeast at 6:30pm.