Tuesday, January 28, 2014

MIT Defense Leads to 70-46 Victory Over Emmanuel

Box Score

The #1-ranked defense in the country of MIT put the clamps on Monday night in a non-conference showdown with Emmanuel College across the Charles River in Boston. MIT held the Saints to 32.7% shooting from the field and allowed no Emmanuel players to reach double-figures.

MIT is currently ranked #1 in the country in points allowed (54.9), #2 in rebounding margin (11.0), and Top 20 in FG% Defense (38.7%).

Leading the way for the Engineers was the 6'8" Junior big-man duo of Matt Redfield and Andrew Acker, combining for 33 points, 18 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals, 3 blocks, and a handful of dunks. Sophomore point guard Ryan Frankel added 9 points along with 3 steals and Freshman Dakota Pierce added 8 with two threes.

MIT returns to NEWMAC play Wednesday night in Rockwell Cage as they take on Wheaton College at 7pm.