Paine men advance in SIAC Tournament

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ATLANTA - Tony Baker scored 12 points and Geno Green and Mario Jordan added 10 apiece as Paine College defeated host Morehouse College 63-60 Wednesday in the first round of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference basketball tournament.

The sixth-seeded Lions (15-12) will play third-seeded Clark Atlanta at 8 p.m. Thursday  in the second round.

Shawn Allen and Cornez Nesbitt scored 18 points each to lead 11th-seeded Morehouse, which finishes 8-17.

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