Lewis Scores Career-High 16 Points for Shoremen in Loss
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — 22nd-ranked Johns Hopkins University won its 10th game in a row tonight, defeating host Washington College, 81-63, in a Centennial Conference men's basketball game inside Cain Athletic Center.
#22 Johns Hopkins 81, Washington College 63
How It Happened
- The Shoremen held early leads of 14-8 and 19-15 and led, 21-20, before the Blue Jays went on a 14-3 run to grab a 34-24 lead on a pair of Conner Delaney free throws with 4:56 to play in the first half.
- Hopkins took its biggest lead of the half on a Jesse Flannery three-pointer with 1:06 on the clock that made the score 45-30. The Blue Jays brought a 47-34 lead into the intermission.
- Hopkins held a double-digit lead throughout the second half, leading by as many as 25 points late in the contest.
For the Shoremen (6-18, 3-14 Centennial Conference)
- Alec Lewis (career-high 16 points, 3 steals); Tas Dixon (10 points, 6 assists); Josh Porteous (9 points); Austin Allen (8 points, 7 rebounds)
- The Shoremen shot 51% from the field in the game, but just 3-for-11 from three-point range and 10-for-17 from the foul line. They also forced 20 Blue Jay turnovers while committing just 13.
For Johns Hopkins (20-4, 14-3 Centennial Conference)
- Michael Gardner (19 points, 5-for-8 three-pointers); Flannery (12 points, 4-for-7 three-pointers); Kyle Doran (12 points, 7 rebounds); Delaney (10 points)
- The Blue Jays shot an impressive 15-for-26 from three-point range in the game and 52% from the field overall. They were also 18-for-24 at the foul line and held a 33-20 rebounding advantage.
- Lewis was named the Chestertown McDonald's Shoremen Player of the Game.
Up Next for the Shoremen
2/17 v. Dickinson - 4:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The game against Dickinson will be the Shoremen's Senior Day game and season finale.