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Men's Basketball Returns Home to Host the Bridge Shootout

Men's Basketball Returns Home to Host the Bridge Shootout

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The 6-7 Thomas More men's basketball team returns home after a three-game road stand. The Saints host Mount St. Joseph in the Bridge Shootout this Saturday for a 1 p.m. tip-off in the Connor Convocation Center. 

  • The Saints are coming off two tough losses at the Don Lane Classic hosted by Transylvania University. 
  • Ryne Callahan reached his 1,000th point at Thomas More, but the Saints dropped 81-76 to Chicago on Wednesday.
  • Callahan became the 30th player in program history to reach his 1,000thpoint and he finished the game with 18 points, three rebounds, two assists, and one steal. 
  • Ralph Stone recorded a double-double, grabbing 11 total rebounds and putting up 12 points in the game. 
  • Damion King ended the game with 25 points, along with seven assists, two rebounds, and one steal. 
  • Brandon Horne ended the game with nine points, four assists, five rebounds, and two steals. 
  • Garren Bertsch totaled eight points, three rebounds, and two assists. 
  • Thomas More took on Transylvania on Thursday, dropping 86-75, but led by King who set a new career-high scoring 35 points against the Pioneers. 
  • King went 12-17 from the field, 3-6 from beyond the arc, and 8-9 from the foul line, along with grabbing two rebounds and dishing out two assists. 
  • Stone finished the game with eight points, along with five rebounds and four assists. 
  • Horne posted a total of six points, five rebounds, and two assists.

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH

  • The Lions come into the Bridge Shootout 3-7 overall and one a one-game win streak.
  • MSJ recently took down Hope College 63-62 on Tuesday. 
  • The Lions are averaging 64.1 points per game with a .459 field-goal percentage. 
  • Jake Cropper leads the Lions averaging 18.8 points per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, and 1.5 assists per game. 
  • Devin Young leads the team with 5.6 rebounds per game while Shaun Sullivan holds the team high with 2.4 assists per game. 

  • Live stats for the game can be found here.
  • Live video broadcast for the game can be found here.

  • 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 hit the road again as they travel to Mount Union to compete in the Mount Union Holiday Classic against Adrian on Friday, Dec. 28, and Trine on Saturday, Dec. 29.