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Men's Basketball Takes Care Of Lesley, 103-70

Men's Basketball Takes Care Of Lesley, 103-70

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 103, Lesley 70

Records: Emerson Lions (6-4) ; Lesley Lynx (0-9)

Location: Boston, Mass. (Brown & Plofker Gym)

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 

The Lead: With the help of every player tallying a point, led by 18 points from sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) and double figures in points from three more Lions, the Emerson men's basketball team took care of Lesley, 103-70, on Tuesday night to wrap the 2019 portion of its schedule. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

EMERSON

Points:
Houston (18), Jack O'Connor (17), James Beckwith (16) & Zach Waterhouse (13)
Assists: O'Connor (7)
Rebounds: Houston (11)
Steals: O'Connor & Beckwith (1)
Blocks: Houston (3)


LESLEY

Points: Kostas Tatsis (25), Chase Howard (13) & James DeBoise (12)
Assists: Dominiki Herrmann (4)
Rebounds: Tatsis (7)
Steals: Treyvonn Trent (2)


HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Emerson connected on its first three baskets to gain an early 6-0 lead over Lesley and was able maintain an edge of seven when a triple and layup pushed the Lynx to within a pair at 14:31 (12-10). 
  • A two minute scoring lull was broken up at 12:44 when Waterhouse drained back-to-back three's as the Lions' advantage made its way in double figures at 11 (21-10). 
  • A jumper by Howard put Lesley back within single digits for a short period at the 11:57 mark only to have Emerson answer on the other end with a 14-4, extending its cushion to 19 (35-16).
  • Emerson tallied 16 points to wrap the opening half and entered the locker room with an extensive 25 point cushion with the score at 54-29. 
  • The Lions canned 19-of-34 from the floor in the second half despite narrowly outscoring Lesley 49-41 and rolled to the 103-70 win over the Lynx. 


UP NEXT

  • Emerson takes a hiatus for the holiday and returns to the court in 2020 on Thursday, January 2 at Nichols at 7:00 p.m.
  • Lesley opens its 2020 schedule at Amherst on Saturday, January 4 at 2:00 p.m. 

 

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