|Saint Joseph's College||Johnson & Wales|
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Johnson & Wales University (10-9, 10-3 GNAC) toppled Saint Joseph’s College (11-10, 8-6 GNAC), 82-52, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) men’s basketball contest on Saturday afternoon.
Johnson & Wales held a 28-25 edge heading into intermission, but the hosts posted a scorching 63.6% (21-33) shooting percentage – including a 50% (5-10) mark from downtown – in the second half en route to doubling up the Monks (54-27) in the latter frame.
Junior forward Quinn Richardson-Newton (Saco, Maine) netted 12 points with three rebounds.
Senior guard Andrew Ruffen (Salem, N.H.) added 10 points off the bench.
Junior forward Aaron Hall (Haverhill, Mass.) chipped in with eight points and three boards.
Sophomore guard Ian Mileikis (Auburn, Maine) contributed seven points, six caroms, and four assists.
Anthony Jernigan tallied 29 points, seven rebounds, five steals, and two assists and was 10-19 from the floor, 2-4 from three-point land, and 7-8 from the FT line.
Edson Dascy contributed 17 points with five rebounds, three steals, and a pair of blocked shots.
Israel Johnson came off the bench to score 10 points in 19 minutes.