CSJ looks to split with Green Mountain

CSJ looks to split with Green Mountain

College of St. Joseph's men's basketball team hosts Green Mountain College (GMC) on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7pm. The Fighting Saints (5-20) will hope to have redemption against the Eagles (16-6) after a 56-82 loss to GMC on Dec. 1.

CSJ had shooting woes during the away game, with a 30.6 shooting percentage from the field (19-for-62), 29.6 percentage from three (8-for-27) and 58.8 percentage from the foul line (10-for-17). The Eagles shot 43.8 percent from the field (32-73) against the Saints and 35 percent (7-20) from downtown.

The Fighting Saints were out-rebounded 62-29. GMC received 22 points from their bench players, while CSJ had 12 bench points. The Eagles had 34 points in the paint to CSJ's 12 and 19 second chance points to CSJ's 8.

GMC's Duane Goodman led all scorers with 20 points. He also had 8 rebounds. Greg Alexander recorded 14 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and Sean Lefore had 12 points, 10 rebounds. Fellow starter Jacob Plum had 11 points, 5 rebounds.

Charles Isaac Jr. led CSJ offensively with 13 points, 4 rebounds and 1 block. Mickalous Snowden was not far behind with 12 points, while also recording 6 rebounds and 1 steal. Brian Kennedy had 10 points.

Wednesday night's game is one of CSJ's last home games. Senior Day will be on Saturday, Feb. 9 when the Saints host Central Maine Community College at 1pm.