On February 9th the Lions travelled upstate to Davis College to take on the Falcons in a conference matchup. The Lions had a rough first half, behind by 38 points. The Lions would perform much better in the second half, scoring 11 more points than they did in the first half. But with the difficult start, the Lions would fall to the Falcons, 123-67.
Although the Lions did not come out on top, two players had outstanding performances this game and were able to put up more than 20 points. Together, senior Justin Cox and freshman Jordan Bishop put up more than half of the points for the Lions and outscored the Falcons top-scorers.
Cox put up an impressive season high of 25 points, grabbed 5 defensive rebounds, and posted 4 assists. Following closely behind him, Bishop put up a remarkable 23 points, snatched 8 rebounds, 6 defensive and 2 offensive, and made 3 assists.
Junior Andrew Knudsen scored 6 points. Freshman Zachary Moeller scored 5 points, took down 6 defensive rebounds, and had 1 steal. Sophomore Ty Hutchins scored 4 points and grabbed 3 defensive rebounds. While freshman Ben Oldham and junior Mike Forcella each put up 2 points. Oldham snatched 8 rebounds, while Forcella took down 1.
NEXT UP: The Lions will be heading upstate again, to face the Mighty Oaks of SUNY-ESF in another conference matchup (3:00pm).