Claflin beats Tuskegee in first round of SIAC Tournament

The Claflin University men’s basketball team turned an eight point second half deficit into an 11 point win defeating Tuskegee 73-62 in the opening round of the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) basketball tournament.  With the win, the Panthers advance to face Lane in the quarterfinal at 3:15 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, Mar. 1.  Lane advanced to the quarterfinal by defeating Paine College earlier in the day.