Blue Jays Top Shoremen, 84-65

Blue Jays Top Shoremen, 84-65

Allen and Porteous Score 12 Points For WC and Berry Nets 11

BALTIMORE, Md. – Host Johns Hopkins used an 27-2 run spanning both halves to turn a 34-30 lead into a 61-32 cushion and went on to an 84-65 win over visiting Washington College on Wednesday night in a Centennial Conference men's basketball game at Goldfarb Gym. 

Johns Hopkins 84 Washington College 65

How It Happened
- The Blue Jays, who never trailed in the game, scored the game's first five points to lead 5-0 just 49 seconds into the game on a Kyle Doran three-pointer. 
- Down 31-18 with 8:21 to go in the first half, Washington would go on a 12-3 run to cut the Hopkins' lead to 34-30 with 2:11 left in the stanza on a Josh Porteous jumper. 
- However, Hopkins scored the final eight points of the first half to take a 42-30 lead into halftime.
- The hosts scored the first six points of the second half to take a 48-30 lead 1:40 into the half on two Ryan Curran free throws to cap a 14-0 run for the Blue Jays.
- After a Porteous bucket, Hopkins scored the next 13 points to take a 61-32 lead with 14:57 left on a Michael Gardner triple.

For The Shoremen (7-17, 3-14 CC)
- Austin Allen (12 points), Porteous (12 points), Brandon Berry (11 points).
- The Shoremen shot 37% (22-for-60) from the floor, 20% (3-for-15) from three-point range and 82% (18-for-22) from the foul line. 
- Washington had 11 turnovers in the contest and outscored the hosts in points off of turnovers, 23-12, and bench points, 33-28. 

For Johns Hopkins (16-8, 12-5 CC)
- Gardner (contest-high 20 points), Sam Gordon (13 points and game-highs of 12 rebounds and two blocks), Curran (13 points), Doran (four assists to lead all participants).
- The Blue Jays shot 54% (31-for-57) from the floor, 36% (5-for-14) from three-point range and 52% (17-for-33) from the free throw stripe. 
- Johns Hopkins outscored Washington 14-4 in second-chance points and had a 32-20 edge in points in the paint.
- The Blue Jays had 18 turnovers in the game, while outrebounding the Shoremen, 50-28.

Notes

- Berry had his third 11-point game of the season.  His other two came at Franklin & Marshall (January 12) and versus Dickinson (January 14).
- Johns Hopkins' assistant coach Kevin Breslin is a 2012 Washington College graduate.  He scored 1,517 points in his career with the Shoremen.

Up Next
2/18 @ Dickinson – 4:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- Season finale for the Shoremen.