Both teams had it going early as the first half featured seven lead changes before the Marlins closed out the opening half with nine of the period’s final 13 points to hold a three-point edge, 31-28, heading into intermission.
Wittig had five points while Patrick Benka, Ryan Algier (Fairport) and Alexander Gamble all chipped in buckets in the run.
Marcell Davis (Buffalo, NY/St. Joseph’s Institute) gave RIT its largest lead of the game on his jumper at the 12:38 mark of the second half, 61-34.
Benedict scored six points and grabbed five rebounds in the opening quarter as the Golden Flyers jumped out to an 18-9 early lead.
Eastern played a high-pressure game at a quick pace. It bottled up Rochester for a good portion of the first half. Having to defend, defend, defend, UR wasn’t able to create its opportunities along the flanks.
The Minnesota Twins have re-signed right-handed pitcher Ryne Harper and catcher Wynston Sawyer while also signing infielder Randy César and right-handed pitchers Preston Guilmet and Zack Weiss to minor league contracts, Twins Director of Minor League Operations Jeremy Zoll announced…
Freshman Chelsea Henry (Greece Athena) and Allison Chiera were the dual threats the Green and Gold needed, collectively putting up 15 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists.
Charlie Brown, Jr., scored a career-high 28 points but the Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball team (3-1) couldn’t overcome a balanced scoring effort by UCF, falling to the Knights, 77-57, in the semifinals of the Myrtle Beach Invitational…
Both teams shot 43% from the floor. Rochester held the rebound advantage leading 41-34, including a 14-9 edge on the offensive glass. UR also had a 14-0 lead in fast break points.
The star-studded group includes four four-star prospects that are ranked among the top 106 recruits in the country by 247Sports: Dahmir Bishop, a 6-5 guard from Philadelphia, Zach Freemantle, a 6-9 forward from Oradell, N.J., Daniel Ramsey, a 6-8 forward from Norcross, Ga. and Dekeyvan “KyKy” Tandy, a 6-1 guard from Hopkinsville, Ky. Local product Dieonte Miles, a 6-11 center and three-star recruit from Walton, Ky., completes the impressive class…