Wildcat Men Secure Monday Home Victory

Wildcat Men Secure Monday Home Victory
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

WAYNE – With a handful of road games taking over the late November, early December schedule for the Wayne State College men’s basketball team, WSC welcomed in their third non-conference opponent over the past four days.

From Rice Auditorium, the Wildcats battled in-state foe of York University.

A game which featured four ties and 10 lead changes went back-and-forth before the host Wildcats finished with a 76-68 victory. WSC is now 2-1 on the season while Monday night’s outing was considered an exhibition game for York.

The Wildcats led 34-31 at the break before outscoring York, 42-37 in the final 20 minutes. Wayne State College held onto the 76-68 win.

Jordan Janssen (10-18 FG/2-2 FT) finished with 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks while Nate Mohr (6-13 FG/4-11 3PT/6-8 FT) added 22 points, four rebounds, two steals and an assist.

Both Jay Saunders (five rebounds/three assists/one steal) and Cody McCullough (five rebounds/one block) tallied nine points.

Other scoring came from Nick Ferrarini (three boards/one assist/one block) had seven points, Sean Stokes (two boards/two assists/one steal) tacked on four points as Justin Eagins (six rebounds/three assists/three steals) scored three points. Noah Erickson (two boards) and David Harmon (one rebound) also appeared in the game for WSC.

Wayne State College shot 28-62 (45.2%) from the field, 5-22 (22.7%) from the three-point line and 15-21 (71.4%) at the foul line.

York University was led by Much Biel (7-11 FG/0-1 3PT/0-1 FT) with 14 points, six rebounds and one steal while Erik Talton (2-9 FG/0-4 3PT/8-9 FT) added 12 points, three rebounds and one block.

York finished 27-66 (40.9%) from the floor, 4-18 (22.2%) from behind the arc and 10-14 (71.4%) at the charity stripe.

The Wayne State College men’s basketball team will next visit Nebraska Kearney on Saturday, November 19 at 2 p.m.