PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team dropped to the visiting Saints of Emmanuel College 71-66 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Wednesday night. The loss drops the AMCATS to 3-15 overall and 3-8 in conference play. The Saints rise to 4-14 and 3-8 in the GNAC.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) posted his 13th double-double of the season, leading the AMCATS with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Senior guard, David Jean- Louis (Miramar, Fla.) added 16 points and 6 rebounds while junior Liam Pickett (Oxford, Mass.) came off the bench to help boost the AMCATS with 11 points and two assists.
Saint's Joe Tamburro led all scorers with a game high 23 points to go along with a game high 4 steals. Aidan Hadley added 14 points and Emmett Riddick rounded out double-digit scoring for Emmanuel with 13 points.
Emmanuel held a 15-17 edge over Anna Maria in turnovers, a 27-9 edge in points off turnovers and tied 34-34 in points in the paint.
The Saints dominated on the board collecting 38 total rebounds as well as recording 9 second chance points.
HOW IT HAPPENED