Sat, Jan. 28, 2017 - [Men's Basketball]
The Rochester College Warriors had a terrific shooting game as they moved to 24-1 on the season with a 126-94 win over conference opponent Indiana University Northwest RedHawks. RC shot 62.3% from the floor and 46.4% from behind the arc while holding the RedHawks to just 43.2% from the field and only 25% from 3 point land. RC had six players in double figures, including all five starters
The game was close for much of the first half until the Warriors went on a 22-4 run late in the half. RC went into halftime with a 65-44 lead. The Red Hawks were able to cut the Warrior lead to 17 with 17 minutes left in the game, but RC would kick the offense into high gear to run away with the win.
"I am very proud of our guys," said Head Coach Klint Pleasant
. "IU Northwest is and good team and we needed to play well in order to win. We took care of the ball and shot well."
Two Warriors had double-doubles. Jaylen Larry
(Flint, Mich./Kalamazoo Valley CC) had a monster game with 35 points and 11 rebounds. Justin Nafso
(Walled Lake, Mich./Walled Lake Central HS) also ended with a double-double with 16 points and 11 assists. Angelo Griffis
(Kalamazoo, Mich./Ferris State University) poured in 23 points and dished out 7 assists while Armand Cartwright
(Bloomfield, Mich./Bloomfield HS) came off the bench with 19 points. Paris Pereira
(Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester HS) scored 16 and Cap Wilson
(Davison, Mich./Goodrich HS) added 11. As a team, the Warriors finished with 29 assists and only 8 turn-overs.
RC takes on Silver Lake College on Sunday, January 29th at 2pm at Rochester High School.