WPI Defeats Men's Basketball, 74-64

WPI Defeats Men's Basketball, 74-64

SCORE: Wheaton 64 - WPI 74

RECORDS: Wheaton (9-4, 1-2 NEWMAC) - WPI (7-7, 1-2 NEWMAC)

LOCATION:   Norton, Mass. (Emerson Gymnasium)


  • David Carbonello paced the Lyons with a 13-point performance to go along with 10 points off the bench for Alex DuBrow, who shot 4-5 from the floor and 2-3 in free throws. 
  • Juniors Duaka Ekwensi and Riley Tetreault contributed 9 points apiece, combining for 10 boards. 
  • Chris Rodgers led all players on the floor with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, while Jake Wisniewski and Reid Walker each recorded eleven points. 
  • WPI got off to a hot start, using an 11-2 run to start the game. The Engineers would maintain a lead of at least 7 points and as many as 12, until 4 unanswered Wheaton layups over the final two minutes of the half would close the gap, 32-30. 
  • The teams traded points to start the second half, but back-to-back three-pointers for WPI would give them an 8-point advantage once again. 
  • WPI gained their largest lead of the night, 13 points, with a Dakota Wheeler layup with 7:56 left on the clock. Five consecutive points from Carbonello and a pair of Ryan Fogarty free throws, however, would bring the Lyons within four points at the 1:53 minute mark. WPI answered with 10 points to finish up the game and claim a 10-point, NEWMAC victory. 
  • Wheaton used 18 of WPI's turnovers to score 21 points, while WPI out-rebounded the Lyons, 38-33. 


  • Field Goals: Wheaton 19-52 / WPI 26-58 
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 4-15 / WPI 7-20
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 22-29 / WPI 15-17
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 15 / WPI 14
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 21 / WPI 22
  • Assists: Wheaton 6 / WPI 9

UP NEXT: Wheaton resumes their NEWMAC schedule on Saturday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m. when they host the Engineers of MIT. VIDEO / LIVE STATS