Anchorage, AK (Sports Network) - Teancum Stafford led four teammates in double
figures with 19 points as the Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves edged by the Loyola
Marymount Lions, 83-77, in the final round of the Great Alaska Shootout at
Stafford was 8-of-13 shooting from the floor, including 3-of-5 from three-
point range, to go with four assists and six rebounds for UAA (6-1). Colton
Lauwers scored 14 points, while Kyle Fossman and Abebe Demissie contributed 12
points a piece.
For the Lions (3-3), Anthony Ireland had a game-high 26 points, making good on
3-of-4 shots beyond the arc. Ashley Hamilton added 16 points and Nick Stover
contributed 11 points off the bench in the setback.
UAA started the game on a 12-1 run, eventually taking a 35-29 lead into
intermission. It was able to hold the Lions to just 7-of-26 from the floor in
the first 20 minutes of play.
The Seawolves got hot from the floor in the second half, making 14-of-23 field
goal attempts, including 8-of-11 from three-point range, as they held off a
late Loyola comeback attempt.
UAA shot 55.6 percent from long-range (15-of-27), while the Lions made only 5-
of-13 from beyond the arc.
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