David Carbonello Leads Men's Hoops at Babson

David Carbonello Leads Men's Hoops at Babson
SCORE: Wheaton 65 - Babson 77

RECORDS: Wheaton (10-5, 1-4 NEWMAC) - Babson (12-4, 5-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Babson Park, Mass. (Staake Gymnasium)


  • Senior guard David Carbonello led the Wheaton College men's basketball team in a 77-65 loss at Babson College this evening. After tonight, the Lyons move to 10-5 overall and 1-4 in the NEWMAC, while Babson improves to 12-4 and 5-0 in conference play. 
  • Carbonello scored 16 points to lead the Lyons in addition to 9 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal.  Duaka Ekwensi registered 12 points after shooting 5-12 from the field, including 2-3 from beyond the arc. 
  • Robby Lowey hit 10 points on the night, alongside newcomer Matt Allegrezza, who score 10 points as a reserve. 
  • Wheaton shot 46.7 percent from 3-point range and 73.7 percent from the line, while collecting 37 rebounds to Babson's 30. 
  • Babson's Brandon Johnson recorded 18 points to lead all players on the floor, while also pulling down 10 rebounds for the game's only double-double. Guards Andrew Jaworski and Shyheim Ulrickson each scored 11 points, while Frank Oftring and Julian Alexis rounded out the Beavers' starters with 8 points each. 
  • Babson outscored Wheaton 37-22 at the half, with Riley Tetreault and Niles Cohen leading the visiters splitting a combined 10 points. 
  • Wheaton trailed in the second half by as many as 27 points when Matt Pattyson hit his jumper at the 11:54 mark. Soon after this largest lead, Allegrezza three-pointer sparked a 9-0 Wheaton run to begin closing the gap. The Lyons quickly put together another 9-0 run just two minutes later that included 7 points from Carbonello and an Ekwensi Layup as they improved the score to 54-66 with 5 minutes in regulation. 
  • The Blue and White started hitting threes in addition to a trio of Tetreault free throws, setting themselves up to pull within 8 points at 65-73 with 1:04 left on the clock, but 4 Babson free throws to end the game sealed the 77-65 win for the Beavers.


  • Field Goals: Wheaton 22-57 / Babson 28-59
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 7-15 / Babson 7-23
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 14-19 / Babson 14-20
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 7 / Babson 23
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 37 / Babson 30
  • Assists: Wheaton 6 / Babson 14

UP NEXT: Wheaton takes on their next NEWMAC opponent on Saturday, January 19, when they take on the Lions of Emerson College at 11:00 a.m. VIDEO / LIVE STATS