Men's Basketball


Saints Fall to Indian River, 85-80

Saints Fall to Indian River, 85-80

November 27, 2017


Gainesville, FL – The Santa Fe Saints and Indian River State Pioneers played a fast paced high scoring game on Monday evening in Fort Pierce, combining for 165 points in the IRSC 85-80 victory.

Santa Fe jumped out early on to a 12 point lead and led 38-35 at the half, but a 50 point second period paced the Pioneers to the big victory.

"We turned it over too many times and missed a lot of open shots over the last 10 minutes of the first half to let them back in it," said SF Coach Chris Mowry.  "We had some chances at the end of the game but couldn't get the big bucket when we needed it."

In defeat Darrell Jones had one of his best scoring nights as a Saint, going for 22 points.  Alsean Evans finished with 21 points, Malik Morrow had 12, and Brady Fernandes chipped in 10.

The Saints (6-3) will head to Ft. Myers on Friday and Saturday for a tournament at Florida Southwestern College.  On Friday, December 1 they will battle the host Buccaneers at 7:00 p.m.  They will have a quick turn around when they face Broward College at noon on Saturday, December 2.

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