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Men's Basketball Opens its Season at Emory & Henry

Men's Basketball Opens its Season at Emory & Henry

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More men's basketball team officially opens its season today, taking on Emory and Henry tonight at 6 p.m. 

  • The Saints come into the 2018-19 season coming off a 23-6 2017-18 season, falling to John Carroll in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 
  • Thomas More played in its lone exhibition game against NKU last week. 
  • The Saints return 11 players from last season that saw significant minutes on the court. 
  • Out of those 11 returners, three were starters from last season, Brandon HorneDamion King, and Ryne Callahan
  • Horne finished the season with a 54.3 field-goal percentage, going 119-219 from the field. 
  • He totaled 172 rebounds, 42 assists, 37 steals, six blocks, and 305 points. 
  • King tallied his 1000th point last season, going 156-339 from the field, finishing the season with a .460 field-goal percentage. 
  • He totaled 175 rebounds, 126 assists, one block, 27 steals, and 442 points last season.
  • Callahan became the leading three-point shooter in Thomas More history last season. 
  • He finished the season with a .391 3-point field-goal percentage, along with 26 steals, 40 assists, 106 rebounds, and 296 points. 
  • The remaining returners include Ralph StoneKedan DavisJC KinnairdAntonio McKinneyKamrin BooneMax KnisleyBraden Connor, and Garren Bertsch

EMORY & HENRY

  • The Wasps finished last season 22-7 overall, falling to Franklin and Marshall in the first round of the NCAA. 
  • Emory & Henry recorded 2,373 points last season.
  • The Wasps welcomes six freshmen this season. 

  • Follow along with the team all season long on Twitter (@TMUMensBBall) and Instagram (@tmumensbball).
  • Follow all of Thomas More's teams on Twitter and Instagram (@tmusaints) and Facebook (Thomas More Saints).

  • The Saints host their first home games of the season for the Coach Jim Connor Classic Nov. 16/17.