Men's Basketball Opens KIAC Play with a Road Win
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. – Asbury’s men snapped a two-game losing streak with a 91-72 win over Point Park in the Eagles KIAC opener. After trailing early the Eagles (10-6, 1-0 KIAC) took control at the 14 minute mark of the first half and never looked back. Asbury led 45-35 at the half.
Adam Delph scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. He also pulled down seven rebounds and handed out a team-high five assists. Dakotah Euton recorded a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds, his third double-double of the season and his first since Nov. 7. His 14 rebounds are a career-high.
Austin Flannery scored all 15 of his points in the first half and made 3-of-8 from beyond the arc. The Eagles shot 36 percent from beyond the arc and made 47 percent from the floor. Lee’Vaughn Morris added 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists and DeQuann Gordon added a career-high 10 points off the bench.
After an initial push by the Pioneers in the second half that cut the lead to six, the Eagles controlled the second half, keeping the lead at double digits for nearly the entire half. The final margin of 19 was the highest of the game.
Point Park (5-5, 1-3 KIAC) was led by Matt Noszka’s double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds. Josh Arnold added 17 points. The Pioneers shot 33 percent from the floor and made 7-of-32 from three.
Asbury will host Point Park in their next game on January 5 in the Luce Center. Point Park will play three times before meeting the Eagles again.