Men's basketball falls in MMI Tip-Off Championship

Mason Wang (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Mason Wang (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College men's basketball team fell to Randolph-Macon in the championship game of the MMI Tip-Off Tournament 91-61. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Mason Wang was the only Blazer in double figures with 13 points on 5 of 10 shooting. 
  • Anthony Pearson led the team with seven rebounds. 
  • Kobe Butler dished out a team-high three assists. 

How it Happened

  • Randolph-Macon came out firing in the first half, connecting on 56 percent from field (15-27). The Yellow Jackets hit 10 of 20 3-pointers in half to build a 43-23 lead at the break. 
  • Hood shot just 32 percent in the first half before knocking down 48 percent of its second-half attempts. The Blazers went 7 of 14 in the second half on 3-point field goals but were unable to cut into the lead. 

Notes

  • Mason and Evan Wang represented Hood on the all-tournament team. 
  • Corey Bays led the Yellow Jackets with 23 points and knocked down 7 of 12 from behind the arc. 
  • Buzz Anthony was named the MVP of the tournament after scoring 16 points to goal along with eight assists and four steals. 
  • Luke Neeley hit four 3-pointers off the bench to finish with a dozen points. 
  • Immaculata's Mike Piekarski and Gallaudet's Noah Valencia rounded out the all-tournament team.

Up Next

The Blazers host Wilson in a non-conference contest on Monday, November 12 at 7 p.m.

 

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