Connecticut College 66, John Jay 58
Lampe Explodes with Career-High 27 Points and 10 Rebounds for Camels
NEW YORK, N.Y.--Junior Dean Lampe (Hamilton, Mass.) exploded with a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Connecticut College men´s basketball team (2-4) to a 66-58 victory against John Jay College (1-5) in New York City Saturday. Lampe was 11-for-16 from the field in the first double-double of his career.
Sophomore Brian Mahoney (Quincy, Mass.) poured in a career-high 17 points for the Camels in a perfect shooting night from the point. Mahoney was 5-for-5 from the field, 2-for-2 from beyond the arc, and 5-for-5 from the foul line.
With the victory, Connecticut College extended its winning streak to eight games against institutions from the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).
Senior Vaughn Mason (Bronx, N.Y.) tallied 18 points and nine rebounds to pace the hosts. Chris Jaeger (Hicksville, N.Y.) registered a double-double with 16 points and 11 boards for the Bloodhounds.
Connecticut College carried a slim 23-22 lead at the break. But Lampe netted 15 of his 27 points in the second half. The Camels shot 63% from the field in the second stanza and scored 17 points at the foul line after taking just three shots from the charity strap in the first half of play.
The Camels will play two road games this week before they return home for their final game of the month against Springfield Dec. 15. Tuesday night, Connecticut College will visit Wheaton College for a 7:00 p.m. game in Norton, Mass. The Camels will clash with the Seahawks of Salve Regina University Friday for a 7:00 p.m. game in Newport, R.I.
Shavar Bernier (Dover, N.H.) is averaging 16 points, 2.3 steals and is shooting 50% (19-for-38) from three-point distance. Lampe is contributing 13.2 points and 5.3 boards per game and is connecting on 57% of his field goals (30-for-53). Demetrius Porter (Virginia Beach, Va.) is scoring 12.8 points per game and hauling in 6.8 rebounds per game.
December 5, 2009