Red Hot Shooting Knights Defeat Men's Hoops
Mount Saint Mary's 11 Three Pointers Too Much to Overcome
NEWBURGH, NY - The Mount Saint Mary men's basketball team was in playoff form Thursday night as they shot a staggering 56% from the field, which included 11 three pointers. That was all the Knights needed as they remained atop the Skyline Conference with a 91-65 win over NYU-Poly. NYU-Poly falls to 0-21 overall and 0-17 in the conference. Mount improves to 14-2 in the conference and 16-5 overall.
Senior Eddie Johnson (Queens, NY) led the Jays with 15 points while senior Cornelius Agnus (Staten Island, NY) added 12 and junior John Martin (Brooklyn, NY) threw in 10 to pace the Jays.
Tim Morris led the charge for Mount Saint Mary, racking up a game-high 22 points on six trifectas. Thirteen different Knights found their way into the scoring column on the evening. NYU-Poly committed 21 turnovers to Mount's 18. The Knights had a 46-24 halftime lead.
NYU-Poly returns home Thursday when they host Old Westbury at 7:00pm in a Skyline Conference game.