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Michael Jefferson scores career-high 37 in loss at Hanover

Pioneers fall 90-80
Posted at 12:46 AM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 00:46:53-05

HANOVER, Ind. — Transylvania guard Michael Jefferson worked hard to post a career-high 37 points on Wednesday night at Hanover but it wasn't enough to beat the Panthers, 80-70.

Jefferson was 15 of 19 from the field while hitting three of six shots behind the three point line. The junior from Berea also added six rebounds and seven assists in the game. Gabe Schmitt added 14 points and five assists while Zach Larimore chipped in with 12 points and six rebounds.

The loss drops Transylvania to 7-7 overall and 3-4 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference while Hanover improves to 11-3 overall and 5-2 in league play.

The Pioneers will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to Terre Haute, Indiana for a conference game against the Rose-Hulman. Tip-off between the Pioneers and the Engineers is set for 3:00 p.m.