Gwynedd-Mercy Men's Hoops Storm Over Centenary
GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA -- Gwynedd-Mercy College defeated Centenary College 83-50 on Wednesday night at the Griffin Complex as senior Dan DelConte led all scorers with 24 points and added eight assists.
The Griffins (9-5, 4-3 CSAC) used a 43-15 cushion at the half, holding Centenary to just 16.0% shooting to pace themselves to the victory. The Cyclones (6-9, 2-6 CSAC) kept it close early on when they tied the contest 7-7 but the Griffins never looked back. DelConte scored seventeen points in the stanza as GMC used a 36-8 run to close out the period.
Gwynedd-Mercy (9-5, 4-3 CSAC) shot 45.2% (33-of-73) from the floor knocking down nine three pointers as a team and sharing the basketball, dishing out twenty two team assists for the game. Junior guard Brendan Stanton added 13 points, while knocking down three longballs from behind the arc.
The Cyclones were unable to click on the offensive side of the floor shooting just 25% (14-of-56) from the floor. Max Hughes paced them with a team-high 12 points. The Griffins defense forced 25 Centenary turnovers converting twenty five points on the other end of the floor.
The Griffins outrebounded the Cyclones, 63-31, for their largest rebound margin of the season and dominated in the paint, outscoring Centenary, 46-12. Junior Frank Champion pulled down fifteen rebounds, and contributed eight points, four blocked shots. Ludner Innocent pulled down five boards to lead Centenary.
As a team, GMC posted a season-high nine total blocks.