Men's Basketball

Moore Scores Career-High As Men's Basketball Gets Road Win

Freshman Taylor Moore (North Canton/Hoover) scored a career-high 20 points as Mount Union's men's basketball team defeated Heidelberg 89-75 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Saturday afternoon.

TIFFIN, Ohio - - Freshman Taylor Moore (North Canton/Hoover) scored a career-high 20 points as Mount Union's men's basketball team defeated Heidelberg 89-75 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Saturday afternoon. 

With the win, Mount Union has now won two straight games and improves to 7-10 overall and 5-5 in the OAC, while Heidelberg falls to 9-8 overall and 4-6 in the conference. 

Sophomore Nate Jacubec (Struthers/Struthers) and freshman Cody Dillon (Newton Falls/Newton Falls) each scored 16 points and sophomore Stevie Griffin (Canton/Massillon Jackson) added 14 to round out the double-digit scorers for the Raiders. 

Nate Davis scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Student Princes. 

Davis scored the game's first points, as he hit a jumper 19 seconds into the game to give the Student Princes a 2-0 lead. 

Ishaam Smith Jr hit a three-pointer with 18:19 left in the first half to give the Princes their largest lead of the game four points at 7-3. 

Jacubec hit two free-throws for the Raiders, to tie the game at seven with 16:53 to go in the opening period. 

Ruffin slammed home a dunk with 30 seconds to go in the first half as he would give the Raiders their largest lead of opening period 13 points and the Raiders would take a 41-28 lead with them into the break. 

The Raiders would open the second half on a 9-0 run which was capped by Moore hitting 1-of-2 free-throws with 17:25 to go in the game which gave the Raiders their largest lead in the game 21 points at 51-30. 

The Student Princes would cut the Raiders lead to seven points with 8:01 remaining in the game, as Quintin Aden Jr hit a three-pointer to make the score 66-59

Dillon hit two free-throws with three seconds remaining in the game as the Raiders would take the victory 89-75. 

Mount Union's next game will be Wednesday when they host John Carroll at 7:30 p.m. in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Center. 

Mount Union vs Heidelberg

01/19/13 3:00 pm at Seiberling Gymnasium; Tiffin, Ohio

At Seiberling Gymnasium; Tiffin, Ohio

MOUNT UNION 89, HEIDELBERG 75

MOUNT UNION (7-10 (5-5 OAC))

Taylor Moore 5-9 10-13 20; Cody Dillon 4-6 8-8 16; Nate Jacubec 4-8 5-5 16;

Steve Griffin 5-10 1-3 14; Jarrett Ruffin 3-5 3-5 9; Evan Keeslar 2-3 1-2 5;

Matt Kiger 2-3 0-0 4; Jimmy Darnley 1-1 1-2 3; Kyle Scelza 0-2 1-2 1; Justen

Little 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 26-48 31-42 89.

HEIDELBERG (9-8 (4-6 OAC))

Nate Davis 8-16 5-7 21; Dane Givner 5-13 2-3 14; Jackson Blue 1-6 7-7 9;

Quintin Aden Jr. 3-7 1-2 9; Ishaam Smith Jr. 2-9 2-2 8; Mike Petrie 3-12 0-0

7; Keith Mackie 1-6 0-2 3; Josh Pollner 1-2 0-0 2; Jack Hart 1-1 0-0 2; Doug

Waldmannstetter 0-0 0-0 0; Frank Longhino 0-2 0-0 0; Lee Renner 0-2 0-0 0.

Totals 25-76 17-23 75.

Mount Union...................   41   48  -   89

Heidelberg....................   28   47  -   75

3-point goals--Mount Union 6-15 (Steve Griffin 3-5; Nate Jacubec 3-6;

Jarrett Ruffin 0-1; Kyle Scelza 0-1; Taylor Moore 0-2), Heidelberg 8-29

(Ishaam Smith Jr. 2-6; Quintin Aden Jr. 2-4; Dane Givner 2-6; Keith Mackie

1-4; Mike Petrie 1-4; Frank Longhino 0-2; Lee Renner 0-2; Nate Davis 0-1).

Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Heidelberg-None. Rebounds--Mount Union 46

(Jarrett Ruffin 8), Heidelberg 36 (Nate Davis 9). Assists--Mount Union 10

(Steve Griffin 3; Justen Little 3), Heidelberg 7 (Dane Givner 4). Total

fouls--Mount Union 23, Heidelberg 25. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None,

Heidelberg-None. A-573

Heidelberg Men's Basketball Alumni Day

 

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