Eagles Run Past Saints in Chicago
Men's Basketball - Wed, Nov. 17, 2010
(Chicago, Ill.) Led by Reggie Bunch and Ricardo Laing's 24 points each the Robert Morris University Eagles (NAIA DI) defeated the Saints 108 - 73 at the Loyola Alumni Gym Tuesday evening.
The Saints ended the night with four players with double digit points including 16 points from junior's Taylor Williams (South Bend, Ind.) and Justin Breveard (South Bend, Ind.). Williams pulled down 12 rebounds while Breveard dished out 6 assists.
Trailing by 20 at half the Saints were unable to climb back in the game despite outrebounding Robert Morris 44 - 43. The Eagles received 48 points from their bench and converted 21 turnovers into 27 points.
The Saints shot 37.5% from the field and 4-of-5 from behind the arc. However, they only converted 4-of-15 from the charity stripe.
The Saints (0 - 6) will be back in action this Friday and Saturday at the Marian University Tournament. The Saints will play host Marian University at 6pm on Friday night and will either play Berea University or Mt. Vernon Nazarene on Saturday afternoon. Holy Cross will return home next Tuesday, November 23rd, to host CCAC DI opponent Saint Xavier University.