Four Players in Double Figures Lead the Rangers to a 73-59 Victory over Concordia-St. Paul
St. Paul, Minn.: Four players score in double figures as the Regis men's basketball team stifles the Concordia-St. Paul offense in a 73-59 victory. Regis used a 10-2 run midway through the second half to open up a double-digit lead and hit their free throws down the stretch to win going away.
A dunk by Chris Hamblin gave Concordia-St. Paul (5-5) a 19-18 lead and over four minutes later, in which neither team scored, junior Curtis Mitchell gave Regis (5-4) the lead back for good with a jumper. Regis went into halftime with a 34-29 lead after senior Matt Rosinski hit one of his four three-point baskets with just 19 seconds remaining.
Regis led by double digits for most of the second half and hit 11-of-16 in the last two minutes to secure the 14-point victory.
Regis was able to win the battle of the boards 40-31 including 15 offensive rebounds. The Rangers were also an efficient 6-for-12 from downtown.
Rosinski led the Rangers once again in scoring with 26 points and also had four steals and four assists. Junior Jordan Martinez-Doublin chipped in with 16 points, while junior Matt Busch came off the bench to pump in 11 points.
Sophomore Chris Johansen registered his first career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Eight of his 11 rebounds were on the offensive end of the court.
Junior Stevie Ledesma led the Rangers with seven assists and played 36 minutes.
Regis will take a couple of weeks off before playing at the CSU-Pueblo tournament against Northern New Mexico on Jan. 3rd at 6:00 PM.
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