WASHINGTON - Freshman guard Noah Valencia (Riverside, Calif.) scored a career-high 28 points as he made 7 of 9 shots from behind the arc to lead Gallaudet University to a 98-65 win over College of Saint Elizabeth in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) men's basketball game Sunday afternoon in the Field House.
Valencia had a strong first half as he scored 20 points as he converted 7 of 12 shots from the field including 5-for-6 from 3-point range. The freshman scored a third of GU's first half points as the Bison took a 63-36 lead into halftime.
Junior forward Andy Cruz (Bronx, N.Y.) was one of three Bison to reach double figures in the first half as he poured in 14 points. Cruz made a 3-pointer at the buzzer as GU held its largest halftime lead this season.
Gallaudet remains unscathed in conference play with a perfect 6-0 record and is off to one of the best starts in program history with an 8-3 mark.
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