November 16, 2012

Second Half Run Dooms Purple Raiders In Season Opener

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa—Mount Union's men's basketball team fell 67-58 to Westminster (Pa.) in the season opener Friday night (Nov. 16) in the Buzz Ridl Classic.

Anthony Thomas scored 15 of his game high 19 points in the second half, to lead Westminster (1-0) on a 29-7 run to seal the victory for the Titans. 

Mount Union (0-1) led 31-19 at the break and held a 51-38 lead with 11:10 to play, before Westminster went on its run. 

Sophomore Nate Jacubec (Struthers/Struthers) led the Raiders with 13 points, while freshman Taylor Moore (North Canton/Hoover) chipped in with 11 points off the bench. 

Mount Union plays Thiel (Pa.) tomorrow (Nov.17) at 2:00 p.m. 

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Westminster College
11/16/12 8:00 PM at New Wilmington, Pa.
At New Wilmington, Pa.
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE 67, MOUNT UNION 58
MOUNT UNION (0-1)
Nate Jacubec 6-10 0-0 13; Taylor Moore 4-13 3-4 11; Kyle Scelza 3-7 0-0 9;
Cody Dillon 3-10 0-0 6; Evan Keeslar 2-4 0-0 6; Matt Kiger 1-1 2-2 4; Jerod
Lane 1-3 1-2 3; Justen Little 1-3 0-0 3; Jimmy Darnley 1-5 0-0 3; Jarrett
Ruffin 0-2 0-0 0; Tyler Fausnight 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 22-58 6-10 58.
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE (1-0)
Anthony Thomas 8-17 3-4 19; Doug Smith 3-9 4-7 13; Ron Martino 5-8 1-5 11;
Ben Donlow 5-11 1-2 11; Reuben King 3-5 2-2 10; Adam Carswell 1-5 1-3 3; Tim
Glass 0-0 0-0 0; Paul Carswell 0-4 0-0 0; Kendall Hunter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals
25-59 12-23 67.
Mount Union...................   31   27  -   58
Westminster College...........   19   48  -   67
3-point goals--Mount Union 8-23 (Kyle Scelza 3-6; Evan Keeslar 2-2; Nate
Jacubec 1-3; Justen Little 1-3; Jimmy Darnley 1-2; Cody Dillon 0-6; Taylor
Moore 0-1), Westminster College 5-18 (Doug Smith 3-9; Reuben King 2-3; Ben
Donlow 0-3; Paul Carswell 0-1; Anthony Thomas 0-2). Fouled out--Mount
Union-None, Westminster College-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 40 (Nate Jacubec
10), Westminster College 41 (Ben Donlow 11). Assists--Mount Union 12 (Nate
Jacubec 4), Westminster College 9 (Anthony Thomas 4). Total fouls--Mount
Union 21, Westminster College 10. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None,
Westminster College-None. A-600



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