Bison roll past Phoenix as Gallaudet increases lead in NEAC standings

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WASHINGTON -  The victories keep coming for the Gallaudet University men's basketball team as they defeated Wilson College, 88-68, here Tuesday night in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) game before 467 in the Field House.

The Bison (14-3, 12-0 NEAC) had the hot hand in the first half, which allowed them to jump out to an early lead over the Phoenix (4-12, 4-8 NEAC). At the end of the first half, three of Gallaudet's starting five had already reached double digits as the Bison converted on 18 of 32 shots to take a 41-29 lead into the locker room.

In the second half, Gallaudet remained in the zone. The Bison hit 17 of 32 shots from the field and were 4-for-10 from behind the arc. With 5:47 remaining in regulation, freshman guard Noah Valencia(Riverside, Calif.) nailed a 3-pointer to give the Bison a 20-point lead, their largest of the game. Although the Phoenix fought back, the 20-point deficit proved to be too much as the Bison stampeded to victory.

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