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Wonder Boys last stand not enough

The Wonder Boys fell short against East Central in the first round of the Great American Conference basketball tournament 81-73.

Andrew Guillory a senior from Fort Worth, Texas, was the high man on the scoreboard with 20 points and eight rebounds.

Tyler Coley, a junior from Indianapolis had 19 points Nick Wayman, a senior from Springdale had 10 points.

During the first two minutes of the game, the Wonder Boys saw themselves down 11-0.

Tech would not stay down as they came back to pull within three, making it 14-11 with 12:25 left to play.

The run would continue, as Guillory hit a 3-pointer to give Tech its first lead of the night.

Wayman hit another 3-pointer to give Tech a nine-point lead 34-25 with under two minutes to play.

East Central would cut the lead down to five as the score was 36-31 at half time.

They would continue firing in the second half, scoring the first seven points to claim the lead 38-36.

The lead grew to double-digits 61-49 with over 10 minutes to play.

Tech would trim the lead to six (79-73) with a minute to play, but ultimately fall short.

The Wonder Boys made the Tigers commit 21 turnovers to Techs 16.

The Wonder Boys finished the regular season 15-14 and 10-12 in the GAC.