Monday, January 27, 2014

MIT Outlasts Emerson 71-66

Box Score

MIT and Emerson combined for 68 points in the paint and 68 rebounds in a battle around the basket for 40 minutes, with the Engineers prevailing at the end 71-66. MIT held the advantage in both categories (40-28 points in the paint, 38-30 rebounds), which helped them seal the win after another poor performance from beyond the three (just 4-of-17).

Leading the way for MIT was 6'8" Co-Captain Matt Redfield with 23 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 assists, 1 steal, and a dunk. Fellow 6'8" co-captain Andrew Acker notched a double-double as well with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Sophomore Ryan Frankel netted 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting, 3-of-3 from three, along with 6 assists and 3 boards.

MIT moves to 12-4 (4-2) and takes on Emmanuel College tonight in a non-conference matchup.