The Austin College men's basketball team fell 78-62 in a road game at LeTourneau on Saturday, dropping the 'Roos to 3-5 overall this season.
LeTourneau drilled 11 three pointers in the game and out-rebounded the 'Roos 44-to-34 on their way to handing Austin College the loss. Austin College knocked down just 3-of-17 three pointers and shot 35.4% from the field overall as the offense struggled to get going. The 'Roos had a tough time scoring in the second half in particular, hitting just 27% from the field as a team after the break.
Austin College took an early 7-3 lead but LeTourneau answered with a 20-2 run to make it 23-9 with 13:08 left in the first half. The 'Roos pulled to within four points at 32-28 with 8:51 on the clock, but the Jackets would end the half strong, using a 7-3 run in the closing moments to head into the locker room with a 47-37 lead.
LeTourneau pushed the margin to 65-48 midway through the second half and Austin College was unable to recover, never getting closer than a 12 point deficit the rest of the way.