West Hartford, CT- The University of St. Joseph (CT) men's basketball team held a 66-25 edge off the glass and placed five players in double figures as they routed the MCLA Trailblazers 108-63 this afternoon in non league play. The Bluejays are led by former UConn head coach and hall of famer Jim Calhoun. They improve to 5-2 on the season.
MCLA drops to 1-5 overall.
The Bluejays started quickly scoring the games first ten points and never looked back. They built their lead to 58-31 at halftime and MCLA never threatened over the final 20 minutes of play against the bigger Bluejays.
Ryan O'Neill scored a game high 20 points for USJ. He added 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Chris Childs came off the bench to match O'Neill's 20 point night. Childs canned 5-6 shots from three point range. Delshawn Jackson Jr. added 13 points, 6 boards, and 6 assists in the win.
Nadir Dixon-Thompson ended with a doulble double of 11 points and 14 rebounds while Cameron Sells finished with 10 points.
USJ shot 57% from the floor in the win.
MCLA shot just 31% in the contest.
The Trailblazers will finally open up home play on Tuesday night when they host RPI at 7pm.