Thursday, November 19, 2015

University of the Cumberlands Thumps Rio Grande

University of the Cumberlands 90
Rio Grande 72

Final from Williamsburg, Kentucky

Game recap by UC:

The University of the Cumberlands Men's Basketball Patriots took to the floor on Tuesday night as they hosted the University of Rio Grande Red Storm in a non-conference matchup. A back and forth 1st half would ensue as UC held a slim 2 point advantage, 37-35, at the half. The Patriots would close the game on a 17-6 run in the last 6 minutes to take a 90-72 victory over Rio Grande. The win moves UC to 3-1 overall on the season.

BY THE NUMBERS

•A group effort led to the win as UC's Tre Boutilier (Dartmouth, Canada) and D'Lando Carter (Danville, IL) chipped in 14 points each. Boutilier pulled down 7 rebounds while Carter had 3.
•Kaashif English (Orlando, FL), Temjae Singleton (Los Angeles, CA), and Xavier Owens (Tamps, FL) all added in 12 points each with a combined 15 rebounds.
•Kelsley Wilkinson (SW Ranches, FL) chipped in 10 points as well.
•The Red Storm was led by D.D. Joiner with 22 points.
•The Patriots shot a solid 75.8% from the free-throw line (25-33) and also went 49.2% from the field.

UP NEXT

The Patriots will travel to Marietta, Georgia as they will compete in their first conference game of the season against Life University. Tip-off is set for 4 pm.

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