Saints look to top Knights

Saints look to top Knights

College of St. Joseph's men's basketball takes on Vermont Technical College on Wedesday, Jan. 24 in a 7:30 p.m. contest. Originally scheduled as a home game for the Fighting Saints, the game has been moved to VTC in light of water damage to CSJ's gymnasium.

The Knights are 11-7 overall. On Saturday, Jan. 20, they defeated UMaine Augusta 92-82. Cameron Carter scored 22 points and recorded four assists to lead VTC. Daniel Gill notched 18 points and 17 rebounds, and Titius Smith tallied an impressive 14 rebounds, 13 points and eight assists. Tyrone Hilson scored 13 points off the bench for the Knights.

On Sunday, Jan. 21 the Fighting Saints played UMaine Augusta and fell 96-87. Charles Isaac led CSJ with 23 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Mickalous Snowden netted 18 points, two assists and two steals. Tyreke Woodard scored 17 points off the bench for CSJ. Woodard also recorded six rebounds, two assists, one block and led the team with three steals.

On Jan. 15, VTC defeated UMaine Machias by the score of 79-73. At halftime the Knights trailed by two, but they went on to shoot 53.1 percent from the field in the second half to outscore the Clippers 43-35 in the final frame. Smith led the way with 19 points, eight assists and five rebounds. Carter scored 16 points while also contributing four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Gill tallied a double-double by way of 13 points and 10 rebounds.

CSJ picked up an 83-65 win over Machias on Jan. 14. The Fighting Saints shot 30-66 from the field as a team and committed just 13 turnovers to the UMM's 25. Jonathan Brioso got CSJ's offensive going early, scoring 12 of his total 17 points in the first half. Darrien White also netted 17 points, while also recording seven assists, three rebounds and just one turnover. Isaac scored 11 points and notched five rebounds, three assists and a steal.