Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State men's basketball hosted Senior Night on Thursday, but fell to Campbellsville 87-69.
The Bears would get down early as Campbellsville would shoot out on an 11-0 run to start the game. The Bears would not be able to cut the lead to any closer than nine for the rest of the contest. Campbellsville would shoot 57% from the field, and 52% from three to down Shawnee State.
A quartet of Campbellsville players in double digits was led by Jalen Coates' 21 points. Hagen Tyler added 19 points, Elliott Young had 17 and Rod Lawrence chipped in with 10.
With the loss, Shawnee State falls to 8-17 and are 1-11 in the Mid-South Conference. Campbellsville improve to 13-13 and are 3-9 in the league.
SSU head basketball coach Jeff Hamilton was honored after tonight's game, his last home game at the helm of the program. Hamilton will step down after this season to assume full-time duties as Shawnee State Director of Athletics, while current SSU assistant Delano Thomas will become head coach.
Shawnee State is back in action next Thursday, February 23 when they take on (RV) Lindsey Wilson on the road. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm.