Eckerd rallies to defeat Greyhounds men's hoop, 79-75
Eckerd 79, Assumption 75
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. --- Eckerd College rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Assumption College, 79-75, in the Palm Beach Atlantic Tournament (mixer) here SATURDAY at the Rubin Arena.
For the Greyhounds it was a contrast in halves. In the first 20 minutes the Hounds rained three-pointers led by senior forward/captain MIKE BALDARELLI (Sutton, MA/Holy Name). The team made 10-of-22 from beyond the arc with Baldarelli making all five of his attempts to propel the Hounds to a 42-35 edge. In the second half they made just two-of-14 attempts.
Baldarelli finished as the game-high scorer with 23 points, while sophomore guard BOBBY HARRIS (Berlin, NJ/Eastern Regional) (PICTURED RIGHT) ended with 17 points and senior forward/captain TOBIN HAASE (Southold, NY/Ridgewood, NJ) with 16 points and seven rebounds.
The Tritons were paced by four double-figure scorers: senior forward LANCE KEARSE (Fort Myers, FL) (17 points), senior forward DALE CARN (Jacksonville, FL) (15 points, nine rebounds), senior guard JOHN HARPER (Orlando, FL) (13 points) and sophomore guard WOODY TAYLOR (Winter Springs, FL) (10 points).
The Greyhounds, now 2-2 overall, are next in action TUESDAY when they host Northeast-10 Conference rival University of New Haven at 7:30 p.m. in the Laska Gym. Eckerd is now 4-1 overall.
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