|MCLA Men Lose at St. Joseph|
|09:01PM / Saturday, December 01, 2018|
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- The University of St. Joseph men's basketball team held a 66-25 edge off the glass and placed five players in double figures as they routed the MCLA Trailblazers 108-63 Saturday afternoon in non league play.
The Bluejays (5-2) started quickly scoring the games first ten points and never looked back. They built their lead to 58-31 at halftime and MCLA (1-5) never threatened over the final 20 minutes of play against the bigger Bluejays.
Ryan O'Neill scored a game high 20 points for USJ. He added 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Chris Childs came off the bench to match O'Neill's 20 point night. Childs canned 5-6 shots from three point range. Delshawn Jackson Jr. added 13 points, 6 boards, and 6 assists in the win.
Nadir Dixon-Thompson ended with a doulble double of 11 points and 14 rebounds while Cameron Sells finished with 10 points.
USJ shot 57 percent from the floor in the win.
MCLA was led by Mike Demartinis. He scored 14 points on 5-9 shooting. Joaquin Scullark added 14 points as well, but was just 7-23 from the floor.
MCLA shot just 31 percent in the contest.
The Trailblazers will finally open up home play on Tuesday night when they host RPI at 7 p.m.