Offense explodes as men’s basketball wins a 105-94 shootout over Hood

Photo by Joy Cheatham
Photo by Joy Cheatham

ROANOKE, Va. – The Wesley College men's basketball played an offensive shootout with the Hood Blazers on Saturday and opened the Cregger Invitational at Roanoke College with a 105-94 win.

Wesley's 105 points were the most scored by the Wolverines since they put up 106 points against Mary Washington on Jan. 15, 2011. 

Wesley lit up the scoreboard, going 48.5 percent (32-66) from the field. From beyond the three-point line, Wesley hit 60.7 percent (17-28) of their three-pointers and also was 24-of-30 from the charity stripe.

Brandon Lewis set season-highs in points and rebounds. Lewis tallied 28 points and a team-high nine rebounds. Lewis was 11-of-19 shooting, draining two of his three 3-point attempts and 4-of-8 free throws. He also added two assists

Brian Cameron also notched 28 points for the Wolverines. Eight of 10 of Cameron's makes were from three-point range. Cameron grabbed six rebounds, stole the ball twice, dished out two assists and blocked a shot.

Evan Anderson recorded 23 points, six rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block. Anderson was 6-of-7 in free throws and hit five 3-pointers. 

Paul Clemons and Mychal Stefanides each registered seven points while Stefanides collected six assists, three steals and block.

Off the bench, George Cook handed out a game-high eight assists with six points.

Anthony Pearson led the Blazers with 23 points.

With the win today, the Wolverines (3-5) advance to the championship game of the Cregger Invitational tomorrow when they take on the host Roanoke Maroons. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m.