Cabrini men’s basketball team kept their winning streak in tact with a dominating 82-68 win over Marywood University. The Cavaliers now have a 14-0 record overall and 8-0 record in the CSAC conference, with the win. The Cavaliers are now ranked No. 3 overall in the NCAA Division III standings.
In the first half Cabrini got out to an early seven point lead but the Pacers had a 7-0 run to tie the game with just over 15 minutes left in the first half.
After the Pacers run neither team was able to get more than a four-point lead in the half. Freshman Deryl Bagwell hit a three pointer to close the half and Cabrini took a 45-43 lead into the second half of play.
Blue and White took control in the second half. Cavaliers went on an 11-2 run to gain an 11-point lead. Every time it seemed as though the Cavs were going to pull away, The Pacers would hit a clutch basket. The Cavaliers kept a steady lead through the rest of the game, not letting the Pacers get within six points. Ultimately the Cavaliers pulled away and cruised to beat the Pacers by 14 points.
Cabrini dominated in the second half. After allowing 18 points in the paint in the first half, they only allowed a total of two points in the pain in the second. Cavaliers also dominated the glass out rebounding the Pacers 20-10.
Junior Aaron Walton-Moss led four other players with points in double figures with 35 points and going 4-5 from beyond the arc. Freshman Matt Forest was 3-5 from three point range and matched a career high 12 points.
Senior Fran Rafferty contributed to the win with 11 points and five rebounds. Fellow senior John Miller also had double-digit points with 10 points and four rebounds.
Cavaliers will have a tough test Wednesday night as they look to take on CSAC rival Neumann University. The game is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Nerney Field House.