Men's Basketball

2018-19 RECORD: 20-8; GNAC: 9-2 / NCAA Tournament: 7 appearances / GNAC Titles: 8 (1999, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15, '17, '19)

Men's Basketball Races Past Mitchell College

Men's Basketball Races Past Mitchell College

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team improved to 4-2 on the season as the Falcons defeated in-state rival Mitchell College by a score of 106-83 Sunday evening in non-conference play at "The Nest" inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Albertus Magnus College 106 | Mitchell College 83
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-2) | Mitchell (1-2)
ALL-TIME RECORD: Following today's win, Albertus leads Mitchell in the all-time series, 13-2. At home, the Falcons are 8-1 against the Mariners.

HOW IT HAPPENED
First Half:

  • Albertus controlled the opening five minutes of play with the early 20-8 lead behind eight points from junior Jahmerikah Green-Younger (Norwalk, Conn.).
  • Over the next three minutes, Mitchell put together a 13-6 run to cut the Falcons' lead to within five, 26-21.
  • The Falcons answered back with a 13-6 run, including 11 points from freshman Davon Warner (New Haven, Conn.), to put the team up 12, 39-27, with 7:33 remaining.
  • Mitchell battled back to within 10, 50-40, following a three from Leonard Williams, but Albertus would head into the locker room up 16, 64-48.

Second Half:

  • Albertus maintained its double-digit lead for the remainder of regulation to secure the home win.
  • The closest Mitchell got to within the Falcons was at the 11:05 mark as Domenico Santiago made the layup cutting the hosts' lead to 14, 83-69.
  • The Falcons largest lead of the game was at 26, 106-80, with 18 seconds left on the clock following back-to-back three's from Marquise Owens (Thorafare, N.J.).

KEY PERFORMERS
Albertus:

  • Jahmerikah Green-Younger - 20 points (5-10 FG, 2-2 3PT, 8-9 FT) | 3 rebounds | 1 assist | 3 steals
  • Davon Warner – 14 points (5-10 FG, 4-8 3PT) | 1 rebound | 2 assists | 1 steal
  • Jahrell Spence (Hartford, Conn.) - 13 points (3-8 FG, 1-6 3PT, 6-7 FT) | 3 rebounds | 1 assist
  • Ryan Pittman (Stratford, Conn.) - 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-3 FT) | 3 rebounds | 3 assists | 1 steal
  • Rayshawn Brewer (New Haven, Conn.) - 2 points (1-7 FG, 0-2 FT) | 9 rebounds | 2 assists | 1 block

Mitchell:

  • Domenico Santiago - 31 points | 20 rebounds | 1 assist | 3 blocks
  • Steffen Brunson - 14 points | 1 rebound | 1 assist | 1 steal
  • Connel Henderson - 6 points | 3 rebounds | 3 assists | 1 steal

UP NEXT
The men's basketball team returns to action on Tuesday, November 27 as the Falcons host CCNY in a non-conference showdown at "The Nest" beginning at 7 p.m.