Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tufts' Bench Scorches Net for Win

Box Score

Tufts University downed MIT last night at Cousens Gymnasium 77-61 behind a 7-for-7 three-point barrage from Tuft's reserves off the bench. Tufts shot 56% from three overall offensively and on the defensive end had 8 blocks to keep MIT's big-men at bay.

MIT falls to 3-2 on the season (Pic: MITHoops.NET)
6'8" Junior co-captain Andrew Acker kept the Engineers in the game with 23 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, and a steal on 9-of-16 shooting and 2-of-2 from three. 6'6" Justin Pedley went 4-of-9 from three for 14 points, and sophomore point guard Ryan Frankel added 10 points. Junior point guard Paul Dawson dished out 7 assists on the night.

The Engineers look to bounce back this Saturday versus Rhode Island College at home at 1pm.