|Saint Joseph's College||Albertus Magnus College|
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team won their fifth straight game with a 99-90 victory over visiting Great Northeast Athletic opponent Saint Joseph’s College.
The Falcons battled into halftime leading 50-44 amid 5 lead changes and 7 ties in the first half of play. Albertus used a 8-0 run midway through the second half to take an 81-65 lead with 7:50 remaining and take control of the game.a 8-0 run midway through the second half to take an 81-65 lead with 7:50 remaining and take control of the game.
Albertus was led by senior guard Shaquille Mitchell (Linden, NJ) and his game-high 29 points with 5 rebounds. Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) added 22 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for the Falcons. Sophomore guard Ryan Pittman (Stratford, Conn.) and senior guard Devin Coleman (Bridgeport, Conn.) each added 14 points for the hosts.
Saint Joseph’s College was led by sophomore guard Ian Mileikis (Auburn, Maine) and his team-high 20 points, game-high 6 assists, and 6 rebounds. Classmate Ben Malloy (Standish, Maine) added 18 points while junior forward Quinn Richardson-Newton (Saco, Maine) added 16 points.
The Falcons improve to 11-3, 7-1 GNAC while Saint Joseph’s College drops to 7-7, 4-3 GNAC this season.