Tuesday, January 14, 2014

MIT Falls to #6 WPI

Box Score

Nationally-ranked #6 WPI hit 8 of their first 12 three-pointers, while MIT shot just 8% from three along with 19 turnovers, resulting in a 59-47 loss for the Engineers of Cambridge.

With the score 40-36 with 15:26 left to play, MIT was only able to hit two fields goals in the remaining 15 minutes.

Sharp-shooter Justin Pedley shot just 1-7 from three Saturday (Pic: Tom Gearty)
The series with WPI is now tied 5-5 in the last five seasons, a matchup that spans 112 years back to 1902.

Andrew Acker was able to haul in 15 boards for MIT (Pic: Tom Gearty)

Sophomore point guard Ryan Frankel led the Engineers of MIT with 14 points, while fellow Sophomore Justin Pedley added 11. 6'8" Andrew Acker posted 9 points with 15 rebounds, and 6'8" Dennis Levene added 7 points with 4 steals. 6'8" Matt Redfield, plagued by foul trouble, only registered 18 minutes on the night.

All-Conference selection Matt Redfield, who was averaging 14 ppg and 10 rpg, was held to just 4 points (Pic: Tom Gearty)
The Engineers of MIT take on Coast Guard Academy tomorrow night in Rockwell Cage.