Originally created 03/01/01

Season ends for Paine men



BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Paine College's season came to an end Wednesday night in the first round of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament at Fair Park Arena with an 81-69 loss to Lane College.

The loss dropped the Lions to 14-13 on the season, while Lane improved to 15-10.

Paine held a 35-32 lead at halftime, but Lane outscored the Lions 49-34 in the second half for the victory.

The Paine men landed two players on the all-conference squad. Guards Colin Jamerson and Yari Scott each earned a spot after averaging 16 points apiece during the season.

Scott led the Lions on Wednesday night with 24 points, while MacDaniel Young scored 20.