Men's basketball drops game to Dubuque

Men's basketball drops game to Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The men's basketball team concluded their season opening trip to Iowa with a 110-102 loss to Dubuque on Saturday.

The Panthers trailed 55-54 at halftime, and the Spartans took a 55-48 advantage in the second half.

Johari Dix posted a team-high 26 points to lead Greenville's offensive efforts.

The Panthers collected 17 steals as Dubuque turned the ball over 26 times, and Greenville held a 26-10 turnover advantage.  Isaih Price and Eric Williams each had four of GU's 17 steals.

Marvin Bateman and Rakim Murphy each added 14 points, and Price posted a 12 point outing.

Bateman contributed a team-high seven rebounds.

The Panthers (0-2) will return to Greenville before heading to North Park for a tournament next Friday.