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Men's Basketball Competes in Mount Union Classic This Weekend

Men's Basketball Competes in Mount Union Classic This Weekend

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(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More men's basketball team look to carry its momentum from the Mount St. Joseph win into the Mount Union Classic this weekend. The 7-7 Saints take on the 3-6 Adrian College Bulldogs today at 5:30 p.m. and the 7-2 Trine Thunder Saturday at 1 p.m. 

  • The Saints are coming off a 78-47 win over Mount St. Joseph. 
  • Damion King was named the Jimmy John's Player of the Game as he led all scorers with 21 points.
  • Ryne Callahan finished the game with 14 points and three steals.
  • Senior guard Brandon Horne also finished with 14 points.
  • Stone had 13 rebounds to lead the Saints on the glass.
  • Prior to the game, Callahan was honored for scoring his 1,000th point at Thomas More on December 19.

ADRIAN

  • The Bulldogs come into the tournament 3-6 overall and coming off a 59-58 loss against Spalding.
  • Adrian is averaging 69.7 points per game, shooting .415 from the field this season. 
  • Jordan Harris leads the team averaging 18.2 points per game and 3.2 assists per game. 
  • Jeremy Kalonji holds the team-high of 6.9 rebounds per game. 

TRINE

  • The Thunder is coming into the tournament 7-2 overall and coming off an 88-80 win against Heidelberg. 
  • Trine is averaging 80.1 points per game and shooting .505 from the field this season. 
  • Myles Copeland leads the team averaging 15.7 points per game.
  • Ellis Cummings holds the team-high if 6.1 rebounds per game. 

  • Follow along with the team all season long on Twitter (@TMUMensBBall) and Instagram (@tmumensbball).
  • Follow all of Thomas More's teams on Twitter and Instagram (@tmusaints) and Facebook (Thomas More Saints).

  • The Saints return home for the final time in 2018 hosting Manchester on New Year's Eve for a 3 p.m. tip-off.