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SHU takes down UM-Dearborn

SHU takes down UM-Dearborn

Adrian, Mich. -- The Siena Heights men's basketball team defeated Michigan-Dearborn this afternoon to open up WHAC conference play.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Siena Heights 85, Michigan Dearborn 75

Location: Adrian, Mich.

Records: Siena Heights (3-3), Roosevelt (3-3)

HOW IT HAPPENED

During the first half of the game Saints outscored the Wolverines 40-34. SHU shot 53.1% in field goals oppose to UMD's 39.4%. Kevin Smith II had 16 points in the half, shooting 7-7 in field goals and 2-2 in 3 pointers.

In the second half of the game, Dearborn showed some life and came back to tie the game up for a close finish. But the Saints continued to have the hot hand shooting and scored 45 more points in the game. Jaquantay Rouser had 11 points off the bench with 3 rebounds. The Saints ended up shooting 8-16 at the 3 point line and 56.9% in field goals.

TOP SAINTS

  • Smith finished the game with 24 points, 3 rebounds and 1 block
  • Rouser had 16 points on the day, going 4-8 on 3 pointers
  • DeMarco Dickerson scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds in the game 

THE OPPOSITION

  • Jason Gigliotti scored 19 points for UM-Dearborn
  • Xavier Crofford had 14 points for the Wolverines in the game

UP NEXT

The Saints will travel on the road to play Cornerstone on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Tipoff is set for 5:30pm.