Carbonello Leads Men's Basketball in 69-52 Victory at Framingham State

Carbonello Leads Men's Basketball in 69-52 Victory at Framingham State

SCORE: Wheaton 69 - Framingham State 52

RECORDS: Wheaton (5-1, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Framingham State (1-4, 0-0 MASCAC)

LOCATION: Framingham, Mass.

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College men's basketball team picked up their 5th win of the season as they defeated the Rams of Framingham State University this evening behind a 21-point performance by senior David Carbonello. The Lyons stand at 5-1 overall after tonight's win while Framingham State drops to 1-4. 
  • Carbonello went 7-12 from the field and connected on both of his three-point attempts while also collecting 8 boards, two assists and two steals. 
  • Duaka Ekwensi registered 18 points and 9 rebounds, while Ricardo Ripley notched 10 points. 
  • Junior Riley Tetreault led both teams in rebounds as he pulled down 10 in addition to 9 points and a pair of steals. 
  • Tyri Hampton led the way for the Rams with 13 points, while Matthew Rohelia and Cameren McCloud-Thomas each chipped in with 10 points. 
  • The first half of the game was evenly matched, as the teams traded leads 4 times in the opening 15 minutes. Wheaton found themselves down by as many as 5 points with 8:54 on the clock after a 9-0 run that included 8 straight points from Rohelia. The Lyons found the lead again after a Jake Malcom trifecta at 5:18 before closing out the half with a slim, 29-27 advantage.
  • Wheaton used a high-power second half to secure the win, as they outscored Framingham State 40-25 over the final 20 minutes. The Lyons built an immediate cushion to start the half using a 13-2 run sparked by 9 points from Carbonello, 2 points from Ekwensi and 2 points from Tetreault. 
  • The Lyons recorded their largest lead of the night, a 19-point differential with 3:01 to play before time expired with a 69-52 Wheaton victory. 

 THE BASICS:

  • Field Goals: Wheaton 23-56 / FSU 19-56
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 4-13 / FSU 3-15
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 19-26 / FSU 11-21   
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 12 / FSU 6
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 49 / FSU 34
  • Assists: Wheaton 9 / FSU 3 

UP NEXT: The Lyons continue their road slate on Thursday, November 29, when they head to non-conference opponent Regis College for a 7:00 p.m. contest. VIDEO / LIVE STATS