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Men's Basketball Posts Second-Straight 100-Points Win Over Miami-Hamilton

Men's Basketball Posts Second-Straight 100-Points Win Over Miami-Hamilton

(CRESTVEIW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More men's basketball team recorded its second-straight 100-point victory over the Miami-Hamilton Harriers today. With the win, the Saints improved to 11-7 overall on the season. Five different Saints posted double-digit points to help the Saints win by 37. 

  • Damion King (Winchester, Ky. / George Rogers Clark) and Ryne Callahan (Morehead, Ky. / Rowan County) led the Saints in the first-half, as they bost posted double-digit points, Callahan with 11 and King with 10. 
  • Garren Bertsch (Alexandria, Ky. / Campbell County) went a perfect 3-3 from the field, 1-1 from beyond the arc, and 2-2 from the foul line. 
  • Max Knisley (Washington Courthouse, Ohio / Washington) posted nine points in the first-half as he also went a perfect 3-3 from beyond the arc. 
  • The Saints out-shot the Harriers .516 to .433 to go into the locker room at the half leading 45-32.

  • Ryan Batte (Cincinnati, Ohio / Oak Hills) led the Saints in the second-half as he posted nine points, going 4-5 from the field and 1-1 from the foul line. 
  • Batte extended the Saints lead to 32 with a statement dunk with a perfect assist from Braden Connor (Cincinnati, Ohio / Elder)
  • Antonio McKinney (Macon, Ga. / Windsor Academy) and Ralph Stone (Shelbyville, Ky. / Martha Layne Collins) each posted eight points in the second-half, as Stone went 3-3 from the field and 2-2 from the foul line. 
  • The Saints out-shot Miami-Hamilton in the second-half .629 to .387.

  • Thomas More ended the game shooting above .500 from the field, beyond the arc, and the foul line. 
  • The Saints shot .576 from the field, .536 from beyond the arc, and .692 from the foul line. 
  • Bertsch, who was named the Jimmy John's Player of the Game, finished with 14 points, five rebounds, two assists, and one block.
  • Bertsch went 5-6 from teh field, 2-3 from beyond the arc, and 2-3 from the foul line. 
  • Callahan led the game with 18 points, along with one assist, going 7-14 from the field and 4-9 from beyond the arc. 
  • Knisley finished the game with 15 points, going 5-6 from the field, along with two assits and three rebounds. 
  • King ended the game with 14 points, aling with a game-high eight assists, one steal, and four rebounds. 
  • King went 5-8 from the field, 2-3 from beyond the arc, and 2-2 from the foul line. 
  • Batte finished the game with 11 points, five rebounds, one assist, and one block. 
  • Thomas More had the advantage in rebounds (36-29), assists (24-8), blocks (3-0), and steals (2-1).

  •  The Saints continues their home stand as they host Campbellsville-Harrodsburg on Jan. 16 for a 7 p.m. tip.