Men's Basketball Cruises Past St. Josph's
November 24, 2009
Middlebury had little trouble with St. Joseph's of Vermont as the Panthers cruised to an 87-56 win in their home-opener in Pepin Gym. Middlebury shot .574 from the floor in the game, placing four players in double figures.
The Panthers came out strong, jumping out to a 20-5 lead in the game's first 7:15 behind seven of Ryan Sharry's game-high 17 points. St. Joseph's cut the lead to nine on a three from Tyler Herrington, but the Panthers responded and went into the locker room with a 38-26 advantage.
Middlebury added to its lead in the second half, going on a 9-1 run to take a 59-32 lead with 12:30 remaining. Jake Wolfin hit a two and a three during the run that put the game away.
Ryan Wholey scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Jamal Davis and Wolfin netted 10 points apiece. Sharry grabbed 11 boards in the game, while Andrew Locke scored seven points with seven boards and four blocked shots.
Brad Drysdale led St. Joseph's with 14 points and 11 boards, followed by Tyler Herrington with 12 and Evan Jobst with 10.