WAUWATOSA, WI (November 19, 2018) - After a week off of competition, the Bryant & Stratton College men's team hosted the Malcom X College Hawks on Saturday where they claimed their second straight victory 88-71. The win improved the Bobcats to 3-1 overall on the season.
Getting off to a sluggish start, the Bobcats trailed 14-7 nine minutes into the game but quickly recovered going on an 8-0 run to capture the lead at 15-14.
After trading baskets over the remaining 10 minutes of the half, Bobcats guard, Manny Jingco, knocked down a three-point shot with seconds remaining to give Bryant & Stratton a 38-33 lead at the break.
To start the second half it was the Bobcats who came out on fire, knocking down shots and extending their lead to 14 (55-41) after a made shot by freshman forward, Jose Sosa.
With just over 9 minutes remaining, the Hawks were able to cut the deficit down to eight but that was not enough as Bobcats forward, Chris Thompson, stole the ball a possession later which led to a transition lay-up from guard, Joe Duty to put the score back into double-digits.
Leading by ten with just under eight minutes left in the contest, the Bobcats went on an 11-2 run to run away with the win.
Coming off another team-high scoring game for the Bobcats was sophomore guard, Kyle McDermed, dropping 15 points on 6-13 shooting from the field followed by Jingco with 14 points.
The Bobcats shot 41.7% overall as a team and 35.3% from long distance.
Bryant & Stratton will have another week off before their next game as they travel to Coon Rapids, MN on Saturday to square off against Anoka-Ramsey Community College.
Tip-off will take place at 1:00pm.
Spectators can view the game live on the OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL