The varsity basketball team fell in their second game on Monday, dropping a 48-44 decision to East Peoria (IL). With the loss, the team claims sixth place in the Carbondale holiday tournament.
Trailing by as much as 12 points in the second half, the Owls cut the Raiders' lead to 1 point twice in the fourth quarter. However, they could never take the lead as East Peoria hit two free throws in the closing seconds to take the victory.
Jordan Brown, Robert Counce, and Taylor Reed each finished with 9 points, and Joseph Amagliani added 8 for the Owls.
With the loss, MUS falls to 7-7 on the year as they went 2-2 in Carbondale.