BANGOR, Maine – The Johnson State College men's basketball team fell to Husson University 84-50 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon.
The Badgers drop to 7-15 (4-12 NAC) on the season while the Eagles move to 18-5 (14-2 NAC).
The Eagles came out on an 8-2 run over the first three minutes of the game, but the Badgers quickly responded to take an 11-8 lead on a Marqwon Wynn (Wilmington, Del.) three. Husson took back control, going on a 13-2 run to go up 21-13 midway through the period. The Eagles held momentum through the rest of the half, outscoring Johnson 24-9 to take 45-21 advantage going into the break.
Husson kept on the strong scoring effort, dominating play in the second to take the 84-50 victory.
Points: Marqwon Wynn – 13
Rebounds: Dawda Jallow – 7
Assists: Five Players – 1
Points: Bruce St. Peter – 14
Rebounds: Raheem Anderson & Bruce St. Peter – 8
Assists: Corey Kaiser & Mitch Worcester – 4
Field Goal %: Husson 49.2% | Johnson 23.3%
3-Point FG %: Husson 36.4% | Johnson 14.8%
Rebounds: Husson 46 | Johnson 40
Assists: Husson 16 | Johnson 5
Turnovers: Husson 15 | Johnson 19
Points off Turnovers: Husson 22 | Johnson 12
Bench Points: Husson 41 | Johnson 11
Johnson will host a non-conference game on February 13 against Pine Manor at 7:00 p.m.