KC men lose to Navarro in second round of regional tournament

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Navarro College went on a 17-2 run in the second half and the Kilgore College Rangers just couldn't catch up, losing to the Bulldogs, 70-65, in the second round of the Region 14 Basketball Tournament at Centenary College's Gold Dome.

KC defeated Blinn in round one, 69-68.

Demiere Brown got hot late against Navarro, knocking down two-straight three-pointers to get within seven points, 68-61, but there were only 18 seconds left in the game at that point.

Brown had 30 points in the contest with six rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal.

Darrian Grays was also in double figures for KC with 12 points.

KC ends its season at 19-12 overall and 9-9 in conference play.