On February 22, 2017

CSJ basketball wraps up season

The College of St. Joseph men’s and women’s basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this past week. As their seasons came to a close, the Fighting Saints baseball team got their season underway with a trip to New Orleans. men’s basketball went 2-1 over the past week, losing in the semifinal round of the YSCC Elite 8 Tournament to the NHTI Lynx. They finished the season with an overall record of 14-15 and a conference record of 10-5. Lady Saints Basketball went 0-2 last week, losing five straight games to close out the season. They were taken out by the University of Maine at Augusta in the opening round of the YSCC Elite 8 Tournament. They ended up with an overall record of 11-13 and conference record of 9-6. CSJ baseball went 1-4 in their first week back out on the diamond playing against stellar NAIA competition. Here is a closer look at the games played over the past week.
Feb. 14
The Lady Saints started off the week with a 76-69 loss to the SUNY Delhi Broncos on Tuesday. CSJ was led by junior forward Alexius Brooks. She was virtually unstoppable throughout the contest, scoring a game-high 22 points and outworking the Broncos on the glass for a staggering 27 total rebounds.
The men’s basketball team earned a 77-68 point victory over the Broncos on Tuesday. The Saints were fortunate to get big time performances out of all four of their seniors. Kareem Brown and Kyle Houston led the way from the time the ball was tipped at center court. Brown scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.
Feb. 16
The Lady Saint’s season came to an end when they lost 84-59 against the UMA Moose on Thursday. Daija Black scored a team-high 17 points, while pulling down six rebounds. The baseball team played their first game of the spring against Delgado and ended up losing 5-1.
Feb. 17
Men’s basketball earned an 85-65 victory over the Vermont Tech Knights in the opening round of the YSCC Elite 8 Tournament. Kareem Brown carried the Saints once again, accumulating a game-high 22 points and nine rebounds.
Feb. 18
Men’s basketball fought hard, but fell short 83-74 against the NHTI Lynx in the semifinal round of the conference tournament. Darrien White led the way for the Saints off the bench, scoring a game-high 18 points in 25 minutes.
The baseball team earned its first victory of the spring season, beating Delgado 5-4 on Saturday. They were also defeated by Pensacola State 8-2.
Feb. 19
Fighting Saints Baseball closed out the week with two losses to Delgado. Neither game was very close, falling to Delgado 10-3 and 8-4, respectively.

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