Men's Hoops Runs Past Union

December 1, 2007

Rookie Ashton Coghlan's career-high 31 points, including eight three's, highlighted Middlebury's 92-65 win over visiting Union at Pepin Gym. The Panthers (5-1) shot 50% from the floor, while holding the Dutchmen (1-3) to just 35%.

With the Panthers holding a 24-18 advantage with 9:19 remaining in the first half, Coghlan came alive netting the next 14 points for Middlebury, including four consecutive three's, on a 14-6 run. The Panthers kept the pressure on for the remainder of the half, building a 47-31 advantage at the break.

In the second half, Middlebury methodically pulled away, increasing their lead to as many as 36 points, cruising to the 92-65 victory.

Coghlan's game-high 31, on 10-15 shooting, paced the Panthers, while Mike Walsh netted 13 and Tim Edwards scored 10. Nick DiMaggio's 25, including five three's, led the Dutchmen, while Deion McAllister added 10.

The Panthers had a 52-29 rebound advantage in the game.