Four players net double figures as men’s basketball overwhelms Southern Virginia

Photo by Joy Cheatham
Photo by Joy Cheatham

DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College men's basketball team picked up an 84-70 win on Saturday over the Southern Virginia Knights in a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) matchup to avenge an early-season loss to the Knights back on Dec. 3.

Wesley shot 53.3 percent (32-60) from the field and only turned the ball over eight times. Wesley outscored Southern Virginia by a 40-26 margin in the paint and 14-0 on the fastbreak.

Brian Cameron led all scorers with 26 points, his fourth consecutive 20-plus point game of the season. Cameron was 8-for-12 shooting and 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. He also collected six rebounds and four assists.

JW Lawson recorded 19 points on 8-of-11 from field and 3-for-4 in free throws. Lawson also registered six rebounds and six assists off the bench.

Paul Clemons and Evan Anderson notched 12 and 11 points respectively. Clemons reeled in six rebounds, four assists and three steals.

George Cook chipped in with nine points and four assists in the win.

Cale Thornton and Sam Armstrong had 17 points apiece for Southern Virginia.

The Wolverines (8-9, 4-6 CAC) continue their three-game homestand with a Wednesday night contest with the Penn St.-Harrisburg Lions. The CAC showdown is set for an 8 p.m. tip.