Wolverines trump Knights, 81-68

Wolverines trump Knights, 81-68

DOVER, Del – The Wesley College men's basketball team picked up an important Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) victory over the Southern Virginia Knights, 81-68 Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium.

The Wolverines trailed to the Knights for a majority of the first half. But, the Wolverines used a 19-6 run at the end the half to overtake the Knights and never looked back.

Twenty points was the largest lead of the game for the Wolverines came with 5:25 left in the second half when Tyrone Craven drained one of his two free-throws.

The Wolverines controlled every aspect of the game. The Wolverines scored more second-chance points (21-20), points in the paint (36-28), fast break points (14-8), points off turnovers (21-20) and points from the bench (37-21) than the Knights. The Wolverines also outrebounded the Knights with a 39-36 advantage.

A trio of 14-point performance fueled the Wolverines to victory. Senior Rasahn Brinkley, sophomore Evan Anderson and freshman Brian Cameron each tallied 14 points while Brinkley recorded a team-high seven rebounds.

Junior JW Lawson also collected double-digit points, putting up 13 points along with handing out five assists.

Rashay Douglas had 26 points for the Knights.

The Wolverines (7-10, 5-5 CAC) will be on the road next week for a pair of CAC games. The St. Mary's Seahawks will oppose the Wolverines on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Action is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.