The Emporia State mens basketball team let a 10 point lead in the second half slip away and suffered their first loss of the season 72-70 to Fresno Pacific in the Alaska Invitational Thursday night.
The Hornets led 49-39 with 15 minutes to play but were out scored 33-21 the rest of the way. Kaleb Wright scored a team high 27 points and Terrence Moore finished with 16 points. There were 14 lead changes in the game the last coming with 2:59 to play. The Hornets will play Alaska Fairbanks Friday night with tip-off at 10pm.