Down 26 points early in the third quarter, Southwest rallied to within four points before falling, 74-66, to Carol City in the first of two preseason games. The Chiefs led, 14-1, before the Eagles scored their first field goal with 30 seconds remaining in the first quarter and extended the margin to 39-16 at the half. Southwest's comeback was led by Chris Murray and Justin Pratt. Murray scored 22 of his team-leading 25 points in the second half and Pratt hit four of his five 3-pointers in the third quarter. The Eagles pulled to within 69-65 with 1:25 remaining but Carol City was able to hold on for the win. The scoring:
Chris Murray 25
Justin Pratt 16
Jean Grullon 8
Eddie Ramirez 6
Adrian Piniero 3
Kevin Rodriguez 3
Enmanuel Carbonell 3
Ian Castellanos 2




Chris Murray had 25 points, 22 of them in the second half