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Men's Basketball Falls 79-74 to #20 John Carroll

Men's Basketball Falls 79-74 to #20 John Carroll

(NEWPORT NEWS, Va.) - The Thomas More men's basketball team fell short, 74-79, in a hard-fought game between the No. 20-ranked John Carroll University in the CNU/Holiday Inn Invitational today. With the loss, the Saints move to 2-3 on the season. 

  • Four different Saints scored in double-digits tonight to get the Saints 74 total points.  
  • The Saints were led by senior Ralph Stone with 15 points, along with 10 rebounds, recording his first double-double of the season. 
  • Stone also recorded three assists and went 7-12 from the field. 
  • Damion King was a close second, ending the game with 14 points, along with five rebounds, three assists, and one steal. 
  • Brandon Horne recorded 10 points along with five assists for the team high, three rebounds, and one steal. 
  • Ryne Callahan put up 11 points tonight, going 3-8 from beyonf the arc, recording one block, one assist, and two rebounds. 
  • Tyrice Walker recorded eight points, going perfect from the field and beyond the arc. 
  • Max Knisley recorded six points, along with one assist and one steal as well as going perfect from the field. 
  • Two Saints were perfect from the field today, Walker going 3-3, as well as going 2-2 from beyond the arc, and Knisley going 3-3. 
  • Thomas More shot .547 from the field compared to JCU's .448, .412 from beyond the arc compared to JCU's .441, and .692 from the foul line compared to JCU's .632. 

  • Thomas More takes on Methodist tomorrow in day two of the CNU Invitational.
  • Tip-off is set for 12 p.m.