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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.
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
- 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.
- 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.).
- 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
- 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
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.