WATERVILLE, Maine – The Pine Manor College men's basketball team dropped down to .500 on the young season falling to Regis College, 76-75, at the Colby College Tip-Off Tournament, Saturday afternoon. The Gators move to 2-2 on the season while the Pride pick up the first victory of the season improving to 1-2 on the season.
Score: Regis 76, Pine Manor 75
Records: Pine Manor (2-2), Regis (1-2)
Location: Waterville, Maine
Pine Manor Starters: Bell (F), Hunter (F), Reid (F), Roberson (G), Williams (G)
Regis Starters: Lewis, Galay, Afonja, Wilson, Seldon
PINE MANOR HIGHLIGHTS:
- Sophomore center Ellis Reid recorded his second double-double of the season registering a team-high 17 points and 12 rebounds.
- Fellow sophomores, guard Erick Rosario came off the bench following up with 12 points in 24 minutes while also dishing out a game-high six assists.
- Sophomore center Josh Gause also reached double figures coming off the bench tallying 11.
- Junior guard Chancie Williams rounded out the four Gators in to record double digits in points, netting 10 on the afternoon.
- Junior guard Taverick Roberson doled out five assists as the Gators dished out 14 on the day.
- Trailing by two possessions, 68-64, Regis went on a three-minute 8-2 run at 4:49 to take a 72-70 lead with 1:31 remaining
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Regis ended the first half and began the second half with a 12-2 run to take a 50-42 lead and force the Gators to call their first time-out.
- Coming out of the time-out, first year forward Rasheed Bell broke up the stretch knocking down a pair of free throws to cut the deficit to two possessions, 50-44.
- Regis' Julio Galay gave the Pride a nine-point, 62-53, lead with just under 10 minutes remaining the contest.
- The Gators went on a three-minute 12-0 run to take their first lead, 65-63, since the last minute of the first half at 6:50 in the second half.
- Sophomore guard Erick Rosario scored five of the Gators 12 points during the stretch including knocking down three of four from the charity stripe.
Points: Jordan Seidon – 21
Rebounds: Jawaun Lewis – 14
Assists: Ademola Afonja – 4
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
Lead Changes: 15
Largest Lead: Pine Manor (4) – Regis (10)
Points off Turnovers: Pine Manor (17) – Regis (13)
2nd Chance Points: Pine Manor (18) – Regis (22)
Bench Points: Pine Manor (33) – Regis (11)
Pine Manor will host Eastern Nazarene Tuesday November 22nd at 5:00 p.m.