Men's basketball bests Wilson

Michael Riley (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Michael Riley (Photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Riley and Mason Wang combined for 46 points to lead the Hood College men's basketball team to a 90-64 victory over visiting Wilson. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Both players scored 23 in the win. Riley knocked down 5 of 11 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds. Wang hit three 3-pointers and went 8 of 8 at the free throw line. 
  • Evan Wang dished out six assists. 
  • Anthony Pearson came off the bench for 12 points and seven rebounds. 

How it Happened

  • The Phoenix started hot, taking an 8-0 lead after a 3-point play by Rashaan Bean less than 90 seconds into the action. 
  • Hood scored the next eight points and tied the contest on Mason Wang's layup two minutes later. 
  • After another run by Wilson made it 17-10, the Blazers embarked on a 26-4 run that made it 36-21 after two Wang free throws at the 4:34 mark of the first half. 
  • Hood led 43-31 at halftime behind an 18-0 edge in bench scoring in the opening 20 minutes. 
  • The Blazers opened the second half with Ian Eversull and Riley combining for the first eight points to make it 51-31 with 18:17 to play. 
  • Hood sank 8 of 15 3-pointers in the second half and led by as many as 28 points to pull away. 

Notes

  • Bean finished with 16 points for the Phoenix, while Zachary Powell added 14 and Ian Frazier finished with 11. 
  • Hood went 13 of 32 from 3-point range (41 percent) and outrebounded the Phoenix 44-42. 
  • The Blazers were 23 of 28 at the free throw line (82 percent). 

Up Next

Hood travels to Gallaudet for the Battle of DC & Maryland on November 17 where the Blazers will face Catholic at 2 p.m.

Men's basketball bests Wilson
November 12, 2018 Men's basketball bests Wilson