Heidelberg shoots down Wilmington 98-87


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Colin Myers, Photo by John E Swartzel


DJ Iles, Photo by John E Swartzel


Jordan Jones, Photo by John E Swartzel


Nathan Scott, Photo by John E Swartzel


Will Patrick, Photo by John E Swartzel


WILMINGTON – The Wilmington College men’s basketball team dropped to 0-3 in the Ohio Athletic Conference following Saturday’s 98-87 shootout loss to Heidelberg at Fred Raizk Arena.

The Quakers are 3-5 overall. The Student Princes are 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the OAC.

Christian Jones drained eight three-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead all scorers. He also handed out three assists.

Andrew Russell had 21 points for WC.

Wilmington led early, but then Heidelberg went on an 11-0 run to take a 23-15 lead. The Student Princes another big run and eventually outscored WC 23-2.

Wilmington rallied to within 11 points in the second half, the first of which came on a Jones three-pointer at 4:14. However, the Quakers were never able to get the difference into single digits.

Heidelberg had no trouble solving the Wilmington defense, hitting 36 of 60 from the field which included 10 of 14 beyond the three-point arc.

SUMMARY

December 9, 2017

@Fred Raizk Arena

Heidelberg 98 Wilmington 87

H 47.51…..98

W 24.63…..87

(98) HEIDELBERG (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Benson 7-0-0-14 Bennie 7-2-3-19 Hanley 2-2-2-8 Prewitt 10-4-0-24 Moxley 1-0-6-8 Mason 1-0-0-2 Watkins 1-0-1-3 Dixon 3-1-2-9 Hipp 1-1-0-3 Broft 1-0-2-4 Hutchison 2-0-0-4. TOTALS 36-10-16-98

(87) WILMINGTON (fg-3fg-ft-tp) C. Jones 8-8-3-27 Iles 4-1-2-11 J. Jones 1-0-0-2 Scott 4-1-1-10 Patrick 0-0-1-1 Lewis 2-1-1-6 Smith 0-0-0-0 Horton 0-0-0-0 Mercer 1-0-5-7 Myers 1-0-0-2. TOTALS 28-16-15-87

FIELD GOALS: H 36-60 (Prewitt 10-12 Benson 7-9 Bennie 7-10); W 28-64 (C. Jones 8-12, Russell 7-13 Iles 4-5)

3 PT FIELD GOALS: H 10-14 (Prewitt 4-4); W 16-31 (C. Jones 8-10 Russell 5-8)

FREE THROWS: H 16-22 (Moxley 6-6); W 15-21 (Mercer 5-6)

REBOUNDS: H-37 (Prewitt 8); W-28 (Scott 5 Russell 4 Patrick 4 Mercer 4 Lewis 2 Iles 2)

ASSISTS: H-18 (Moxley 4 Watkins 4); W-17 (Iles 7 C. Jones 3 Scott 2)

STEALS: H-7 (Dixon 3); W-7 (Lewis 3 Scott 3)

BLOCKED SHOTS: H-5 (Benson 2); W-3

TURNOVERS: H-17; W-15

Colin Myers, Photo by John E Swartzel
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/12/web1_WCM_colinmyersHbg.jpgColin Myers, Photo by John E Swartzel

DJ Iles, Photo by John E Swartzel
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/12/web1_WCM_djilesHbg.jpgDJ Iles, Photo by John E Swartzel

Jordan Jones, Photo by John E Swartzel
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/12/web1_WCM_jordanjonesHbg.jpgJordan Jones, Photo by John E Swartzel

Nathan Scott, Photo by John E Swartzel
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/12/web1_WCM_nathanscottHbg.jpgNathan Scott, Photo by John E Swartzel

Will Patrick, Photo by John E Swartzel
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/12/web1_WCM_willpatrickHbg.jpgWill Patrick, Photo by John E Swartzel

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