Saints Down Pioneers 98-63

Saints Down Pioneers 98-63

Omar Little scored 10 of his 18 points in the second half as the Mercyhurst North East Saints beat Butler County Community College 93-66 in a non-conference Tuesday night matchup.

The saints got off to an early 11-2 lead in the first 3 minutes of the game. After the hot start, the Pioneers would pull within 5 points before the saints took a 44-34 lead into half time,

A strong start to the second half propelled the saints on a 24-5 run in the first ten minutes. Speaking on the strong defensive effort Head Coach David Gahan: "Coming out of halftime we new we needed to make some adjustments defensively and that's what lead to us only giving up 5 points during that stretch"

The lead increased further in the final ten minutes with the outcome 93-66. Shamar Jeffery added 16 points and 9 rebounds and both Xavier Sewell and Shequon Lindsey added 11 points.

The Saints are back in action Thursday December 3rd as they face Cuyahoga Community College for a 7 PM tip.