Army Tops Binghamton at West Point
In men’s college basketball yesterday at West Point the Army Black Nights defeated the Binghamton Bearcats 85-76 . Both teams were hot from long range range as Army nailed 11 shots from beyond the arc while the Bearcats knocked down 10 three-pointers.
Binghamton had its best shooting game of the season hitting 51% from the field and 46% from three-point range. But the Black Knights were just as deadly hitting on 52% from the floor and 48% of their shots for three points.
With the loss the Bearcats are 0-4 while Army goes to 2-1. Army has won the last three meetings between the two teams and has a 5 – 2 edge in the series, including three consecutive victories.
For the Bearcats Freshman Jordan Reed hit for 18 points while Rayner Moquette knocked in 16 points and Taylor Johnston and Jimmy Gray scored 12 points each. Johnston suffered an ankle injury late in the game. The extent of the injury is not known pending medical examination.
For the Black Knights Freshman Kyle Wilson had a superb game hitting 9-11 from the floor and 3-3 from beyond the arc for a total of 25 points, a game high. Josh Herbeck accounted for 15 points and standout forward Ella Ellis hit for 12 points.
Next up for the Bearcats is their Sunday home matchup against St. Peter’s at 2 PM at the Events Center (1:50 airtime on News Radio1290 WNBF).