Men’s Basketball Duo Set Career-Highs In 97-55 Setback At Pace

Men’s Basketball Duo Set Career-Highs In 97-55 Setback At Pace

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Senior forward Anthony Barnes (Bowie, Md.) established his new career-high in points on Saturday afternoon at Pace University, with sophomore forward Devon Sims (Centreville, Va.) setting his personal-record in steals in the Concordia College New York Men's Basketball team's 97-55 setback to the host Setters.

• Concordia falls to 0-4.

• Pace improves to 3-0.

• Senior guard Brandon Fields (Washington, D.C.) scored 17 points with a perfect 6-6 mark from the free throw line.

• Barnes scored a personal-best 11 points on 4-8 shooting with three rebounds and a pair of rejections off the bench.

• Junior forward Alex White Jr. (Middletown, Conn.) pulled down a team-high nine rebounds with one block.

• Sims chipped in 10 points while recording multiple steals for the third-straight contest with four on top of one block.

• For Pace, Peyton Wejnert boasted 18 points with 11 rebounds while Brandon Jacobs logged 18 points with six assists and three steals.

• Sims scored on the opening possession of the contest, leading to two minutes of scoreless action before a Fields layup made it 4-0 with 17:35 remaining in the half.

• Pace connected on a jump shot and triple back-to-back to take a one-point lead, but a White. J. layup and three-point play from Sims made it 9-5 with 16:06 left in the half.

• The host used a 12-0 run to flip the lead, with a Fields triple ended the spree and creating a 17-12 score with 11:43 remaining in the half.

• Pace created a double-digit separation at 24-14, with the two sides splitting the final 24 points of the half to create a 36-26 halftime score.

• The Setters scored the opening seven points of the second half  before a Fields layup made it 43-28 with 17:05 left to play.

• Pace held Concordia with consecutive baskets until a 6-0 spurt off three-point plays from Fields and freshman guard Dion Herrington (Englewood, N.J.) made it 65-42 with 8:51 remaining.

• Late layups from redshirt-freshman Fabian Rial (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) and freshman guard Dashaun Galloway (East Orange, N.J.) back-to-back served as the Clippers only other run in the second half, making it 87-53 with 1:49 to play.

• The Clippers converted on 19-58 shots, going 2-15 from three-point territory and 15-19 from the free throw line.

• Pace finished 35-71 from the field, 8-20 from distance and 19-28 from the free throw line.

• Concordia recorded four assists while Pace had 16.

• The host held a 50-33 advantage in rebounds.

• Concordiacommitted 23 turnovers, resulting in 25 points for the Setters. Pace had 14 turnovers, leading to 10 points.

• Concordia' bench scored 21 points while the Setters got 42 from its bench.

• Concordia recorded eight steals with six blocks while Pace stole the ball 12 times with six blocks.
The men's basketball team hosts 2019 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Men's Basketball Championship participant University of New Haven on Monday, Nov. 18 with tip-off set for 5 p.m.

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