Men's Basketball Falls at Dean

Men's Basketball Falls at Dean

SCORE: Wheaton 75 - Dean 78

RECORDS: Wheaton (10-7, 2-4 NEWMAC) - Dean (9-7)

LOCATION:  Franklin, Mass. (John A. Jackson Court)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Senior Liam Bruno led the Lyons in scoring with 17 points on a 6-for-12 performance from the floor, while hitting 3-of-4 from the free-throw line. 
  • Ryan Fogarty chipped in 14 points in the effort, while Riley Tetreault netted 11 points, while pulling down a team-high five rebounds. 
  • Jordan Booker of Dean led all players with 25 points, while teammate Josh Croskey contributed 19 points and a game-high 14 boards in the win. 
  • Wheaton got on the board first with Bruno draining the first of his three made free-throws just four seconds into the game. Dean managed to tie the game twice in the opening half before Wheaton flew ahead 22-13, before closing out the period with a 41-31 advantage. 
  • The Lyons continued to push the pace out of the gates in the second half, capturing their largest lead, 54-37, with 16:41 left in the game on a Tetreault three-pointer. Dean remained patient and slowly chipped away at the deficit, before tying the game at 66-66 with 3:23 to go in the contest. Croskey handed Dean the lead moments later. Despite their best efforts the Lyons would be unable to recapture the lead. 

 THE BASICS:

  • Field Goals: Wheaton 27-62 / Dean 29-62
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 5-18 / Dean 4-10
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 16-25 / Dean 16-22
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 12 / Dean 17
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 41 / Dean 37
  • Assists: Wheaton 17 / Dean 13

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. at home agaist the Coast Guard Academy. VIDEO / LIVE STATS