Loyola Snaps BU Win Streak
The men's basketball team protected home court in their last matchup on November 26 defeating Oneonta by a substantial margin. Binghamton would look to continue the upward trend by traveling to Baltimore to face Loyola University Maryland.
The Bearcats came out and managed to hang tough in the early stages of the first half. Pierre Sarr led the team with seven points and five rebounds. George Tinsley added five with Hakon Hjalmarsson and Sam Sessoms chipping in four each as they put up 25 in the opening half.
The Greyhounds started slowly but managed to turn up the heat as the half progressed. Andrew Kostecka scored 11 and snatched five boards. KaVaughn Scott supplied eight points and Cam Spencer racked up six as Loyola led 42-25 at the half.
Binghamton had a spark in the second half thanks to George Tinsley. He finished with a double-double as he scored 24 with 10 rebounds. Sam Sessoms recorded 17 while Pierre Sarr coraled 15 rebounds to go with seven points. This helped the team amass 65 points in total.
Loyola used their success from the first half and built off of it in the second. Andrew Kostecka tallied 17 points and seven boards. KaVaughn Scott notched 14. Golden Dike chalked up 12 and Cam Spencer added 11 as the Greyhounds defeated the Bearcats by a final score of 77-65.
With this loss, Binghamton's record falls to 4-4. It also snapped a four-game win streak. The Bearcats will return home and look to rebound on December 4 against Colgate.