The Wesley men’s basketball team took home a 77-62 win over the Marymount University Saints on Saturday at the Wentworth Gymnasium in Dover, Delaware.
Junior guard Brian Cameron led Wesley in scoring in the game with 18 points.
Four other Wolverines scored in double digits and they were junior forward Derick Charles (13), senior guard Tyrone Craven (12), Senior guard Evan Anderson ( 14) and sophomore guard Brandon Lewis (14).
The team did a nice job of not letting the Saints getting any comfortable shots as Marymount shot 36.5% in the game.
Wesley shot the ball pretty well in the game as the team had a 53.1% shooting percentage.
Charles Leads Wesley to Big First Half
In the first half, Derick Charles led Wesley in scoring with 11 Points and teammate Evan Anderson was right behind him with 10 points.
The Wolverines shot the ball pretty well in the first half as the team had a 56.7% shooting percentage. The Saints on the other hand had some struggles shooting the ball as the team went 40.0% in the first half.
Wesley also won the turnover battle in the first half by 3-7.
The game started off with the two teams battling and with the lead going back and forth constantly.
Then at the 14:06 minute mark, Wesley took control of the game as the team went on a 8-0 run to give them a 16-9 lead with 11:51 left in the half.
Wesley with about 9:43 left in the first half went on another run, the team went on a 14-0 run to increase their lead to 32-14 with 6:03 remaining in the half.
Marymount would outscore the Wolverines 11-9 for the rest of the quarter but it would not matter as Wesley took a 41-25 lead into halftime.
First Half Stats
Wesley shot 56.7% in the first half and Marymount shot 40.0%.
Wolverines shot 80.0% at the free throw line and the Saints shot 100.0%.
Derick Charles was the leading scorer for Wesley in the first half with 11 points.
Ryan Albert was the leading scorer for Saints in the first half with seven points.
Cameron Scores 15 In Second Half & Helps Wesley Secure Win
The leading scorer for Wesley in the second half was Brian Cameron who had 15 points. Wesley’s shooting cooled down some in the second half as the team shot 47.4%. Wolverines did shoot 60% from the three point line and 78.9% at the foul line in the second half.
Marymount shot 33.3% overall in the second half and struggled with three pointers shooting 20.0%. The Saints did have success at the foul line as the team had a 73.9% shooting percentage at the line.
In the early minutes of the second half, The Saints went on a 16-7 run which pulled them within seven points of the lead.
Wesley made seven critical free throws near the end of the second half to secure a 77-62 win.
Wolverines go back on the road to take on Neumann University on January 23rd at 8:00 PM ET.
FG%: WC 53.1%MM 36.5%
3P%: WC 50.0%MM 25.0%
FT%: WC 79.2%MM 76.0%
Rebs: WC 32& MM 29
Ast: WC 15& MM 14
Stl: WC 5 & MM 9
TO: WC 14& MM 14
Blks: WC 2 & MM1