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UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The West Virginia State University men’s basketball team fell to Virginia Union University 75-49 on Monday in the Chris Paul HBCU Tip Off at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Graduate student guard Glen Abram led the way in scoring for the Yellow Jackets (2-2) as he was 6 for 19 from the floor for a game-high 19 points. Sophomore forward Anthony Pittman was the only other Yellow Jacket in double figures as he had 12 points and eight rebounds.

Virginia Union (2-1) had a more balanced attack with four players scoring in double figures. Demarius Pitts led the Panthers with 15 points and Jordan Peebles had 14 points and 12 rebounds. Devin Sims scored 13 points and Tahj Harding had 11.

The Yellow Jackets were 16 for 58 (27.6%) from the field and 4 for 25 (16%) from 3-point range. The Panthers were 29 for 62 from the field and 6 for 17 (35.3%) from 3-point range.

Virginia Union outrebounded WVSU 43-36.

Virginia Union outscored WVSU 12-2 in the last five minutes and WVSU went scoreless in the last three minutes of the game.

The Yellow Jackets play in the Chris Paul HBCU Tip Off consolation game at 2 p.m. Tuesday against an opponent to be determined.