Jeffs Boast Seven Player in Double Figures as they Run Past Middlebury

Brian Daoust leads all scorers with 20 points in just 21 minutes

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- After a slow start, the Amherst College Men's basketball team came on the in second half and finished with a bang. Leading Middlebury 43-40 at the half, the Jeffs stormed out of the gates in the second and blew out the visiting Middlebury College Panthers 98-81. The Jeffs blew the game wide open on the strength of 62.9% shooting from the field in the second half and strong efforts by sophomores Brian Daoust (20 points, 3-5 from 3-point range and 9/12 from the line) and Erik Kelly (16 points, 4-4 from 3-point range and 4/4 from the line) and senior Chris Ingraham (15 points, 2-6 from 3-point range). In all, the Jeffs sported seven players in double figures and shot an astounding 47.3% from downtown (9/19).

The home win brought the Lord Jeffs to 9-4 on the season and primed the squad for their rematch with Williams this afternoon at 4:00 in Lefrak Gymnasium.

AMHERST (9-4) 43 55 98 (Daoust 20 points)
Middlebury (6-7) 40 41 81 (Maletis, Breen 17 points)

Amherst Scoring:

Daoust 4-8 (3) 9-12 20, Ingraham 5-10 (2) 3-5 15, Erik Kelly 4-5 (4) 4-4 16, Pat Mulvey 4-7 5-9 13, Josh Anish 4-6 3-4 11, Quattlebaum 4-8 3-4 11, Smith 5-5 0-1 10, Sexson 1-1 2 TOTALS: 31-53 9-19 28-39 98
 
Middlebury Scoring:
 
Maletis 4-10 (1) 6-7 17, Breen 6-11 (5) 17, Hussey 7-12 1-2 15, Barrett 4-11 (2) 0-1 10, Keith Watts 2-4 1-2 5, Bourque 2-6 1-1 5, Krezanoski 2-2 0-1 4, Malone 2-4 4, Cormier 1-5 2 TOTALS 32-75 8-27 9-14 81