Brown Scores 12 Points; Devitt Sets Career High With 11 Points
BALTIMORE, Md. — Host and 10th ranked Johns Hopkins got 23 points from Conner Delaney on 10-for-11 shooting from the floor and never trailed en route to an 81-51 win over visiting Washington College in a Centennial Conference men's basketball game played tonight at Goldfarb Gymnasium in Baltimore, Maryland.
#10 Johns Hopkins 81, Washington College 51
How It Happened
- The Blue Jays jumped out to a 7-1 lead just 1:14 into the contest following a layup from Delaney.
- Two free throws from Ethan Bartlett gave Johns Hopkins their first double digit lead of the game at 27-16 with 6:50 to go until the halftime break. Those free throws were part of a larger 11-0 run which stretched the lead to 33-16 with 5:10 left in the half on a jumper from Alex Schachne.
- A dunk from Daniel Brown stopped the run, his second dunk of the half, but the Blue Jays would take a 40-22 lead into the locker room as Delaney beat the halftime buzzer with a three from the right wing to cap the first half scoring. Delaney led all players with 14 points in the opening half.
- A layup from Delaney with 15:56 to go in the game gave the Blue Jays their first 20 point lead at 47-26.
- Quarry knocked down a three pointer with 6:43 to go to give Johns Hopkins their largest lead of the game at 72-40.
For the Shoremen (7-14 Overall, 5-9 Centennial Conference)
- Brown (12 points), Patrick Devitt (career high 11 points), Austin Allen (10 points), Logan Bunch (two blocks).
- The Shoremen shot 27.9% (17-for-61) from the floor in the loss, 25% (4-for-16) from three point range, and 68.4% (13-for-19) at the free throw line.
- Washington turned the ball over 13 times, while forcing 15 turnovers from Johns Hopkins.
For #10 Johns Hopkins (19-2 Overall, 13-1 Centennial Conference)
- Delaney (23 points), Quarry (13 points, three blocks), Schachne (10 points, two steals), Ethan Bartlett (eight points, 10 rebounds, two steals).
- The Blue Jays shot 56% (28-for-50) from the floor in the win, 29.4% (5-for-17) from three point range, and 76.9% (20-for-26) at the free throw line.
- Johns Hopkins held a 40-32 advantage in rebounding.
- Devitt had scored just 13 total points in his seven previous games played in the entire season.
- Brown has hit double figures in scoring in nine straight games.
Up Next for the Shoremen
2/12 v. Ursinus - 8:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game).
- The Shoremen will enter Wednesday night's game one game behind Ursinus for the fifth and final playoff spot in the Centennial Conference Tournament with four games remaining in the regular season.