The Belmont Abbey men's basketball team ended the 2014-15 season with a 71-60 loss to the visiting Pfeiffer University Falcons this evening inside the Wheeler Center. Pfeiffer improves to 15-11 overall and 11-9 in Conference Carolinas, while the Crusaders end their season with a mark of 2-26 overall and 1-19 in league play.
The Crusaders had no juniors or seniors as the 11 man rotation consisted of freshmen and sophomores.
Pfeiffer never trailed as it built a 32-22 halftime lead on the strength of 57 percent shooting from the field.
The Falcons opened the game on a 10-4 run only to see the Crusaders score the next five points to slice the lead down to one, but Pfeiffer moved back in front 20-11 on a 10-1 run.
The second half saw the Falcons outscore the Crusaders by just one point as Belmont Abbey, which shot just 20 percent in the first half, recorded a 44 percent output in the second half. The deficit, however, never fell into the single digits, as the Falcons recorded an 11 point victory.