Bulldogs Lose 72-51 to Albion

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College men's basketball team lost, 72-51, to Albion at home on Wednesday night. Keyon Rainey led the Bulldogs in scoring with a game-high 17 points.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Albion 72, Adrian 51

Location: Adrian, Michigan (Merillat Sports and Fitness Center)

Records: Albion (8-14, 5-6 MIAA), Adrian (7-15, 1-10 MIAA)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Half: Albion 32, Adrian 27

• Albion jumped out to a seven-point lead, 17-10, with 9:45 left in the first half. 

• Adrian was able to cut the lead to three, 26-23, with 2:36 remaining before the half.

• The Britons used a 52.4% shooting percentage in the first half to take a five-point lead into the locker room at the half.

Adrian Shooting

FG: 12-34 (35.3%) 

3PT: 1-6 (16.7%)

FT: 2-5 (40%)

Albion Shooting

FG: 11-21 (52.4%)

3PT: 3-10 (30%)

FT: 7-12 (58.3%)

Second Half: Albion 72, Adrian 51

Justing Webster made both free throws to bring the Bulldogs within one point of tying the game, 40-39, with 14:10 left in regulation.

• Albion finished the game on 32-11 run that lasted 14:10 to earn the victory over Adrian.

Adrian Shooting

FG: 21-59 (35.6%)

3PT: 2-10 (20%)

FT: 7-17 (41.2%)

Albion Shooting

FG: 27-49 (55.1%)

3pt: 9-21 (42.9%)

FT: 9-14 (64.3%)

TOP DOGS

Rainey added four assists, four steals, and six rebounds to his game-high 17 points.

Webster scored 15 points, hauled in seven rebounds and had three assists.

Anthony Cannon contributed nine points, three rebounds, one assist and one block in the losing effort.

THE OPPOSITION

• Albion had four players score double-digit points: Jason Zahran (14), Jaylin Fordham (12), Aquavius Burks (12), and Corey Wheeler (11).

• Zahran had a game-high nine assist, seven rebounds and three blocks.

• Wheeler also hauled in seven rebounds.

UP NEXT

• Adrian hosts #21 Hope on Saturday, February 11 at 5:00 p.m.

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