Thursday, January 7, 2016

Thomas More Knocks Off Bethany on the Road

Thomas More 62
Bethany 57

Final from Bethany, West Virginia

Game recap by TMC:

(BETHANY, W.Va.) –The Thomas More College men's basketball team defeated Bethany College, 62-57, tonight (Wednesday, January 6, 2016) in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) game at Hummel Field House in Bethany, West Virginia.

With the win, the Saints improve to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in the PAC. With the loss, the Bison fall to 7-5 overall and 3-2 in the PAC.

Thomas More jumped out to an early 26-13 lead with 4:14 to play in the first half when freshman guard Brandon Horne (Louisville, Ky./Male) made a three-pointer. Bethany closed out the half on a 12-5 run to cut the lead to 31-25 at halftime when Jerron Athey made a three-pointer with 13-seconds to play in the opening half.

The Saints opened the second half on a 5-0 run capped by a three-pointer by sophomore forward Austin Young (Campbellsburg, Ky./Henry County) to increase the lead to 36-25 with 18:06 to play in the game. The Bison answered with their own 5-0 run to cut the lead to 36-30 with 16:06 when Chris Harris scored on a tip-in. Thomas More responded with a 23-14 run to extend the lead to 59-44 with 5:40 to play in the game when junior forward/center Simon Clifford (Louisville, Ky./DuPont Manual) made a jumper. Bethany closed out the game on a 13-3 run, but it wasn't enough as Thomas More won the game 62-57.

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