NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Johnson State College men's basketball team fell to Norwich University 65-60 in a non-conference game on Wednesday evening.
The Badgers fall to 2-5 (1-2 NAC) on the season while the Cadets move to 1-5 (0-0 GNAC).
The teams battled back-and-forth through the first half, with Johnson holding a slight advantage through most of the period. Norwich gained control in the final five minutes, taking a 31-27 lead into the break.
The teams traded the lead through the part of the second, with the Badgers again maintaining control over the first twelve minutes. The Cadets grabbed the lead for good at the 8:00 mark and held on for the 65-60 victory.
Points: Irvin – 18
Rebounds: Jallow – 9
Assists: Wynn – 5
Points: Davis – 15
Rebounds: Booth – 8
Assists: Fitzgerald – 3
Field Goal %: Norwich 38.3% | Johnson 37.1%
Rebounds: Norwich 35 | Johnson 38
Assists: Norwich 10 | Johnson 11
Turnovers: Norwich 7 | Johnson 9
Points off Turnovers: Norwich 12 | Johnson 7
Bench Points: Norwich 37 | Johnson 7
The Badgers will host New England College on Saturday, December 9 in a North Atlantic Conference game at 3:00 p.m.