Blue Devil men swarmed by YellowjacketsPublished 10:06pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Riverland men’s basketball team struggled to find its offense as it lost 82-50 to Rochester Community and Technical College in Riverland Wednesday.
The Blue Devils (9-7 overall, 2-1 MCAC South) shot just 32 percent from the field, they committed 21 turnovers and they were out-rebounded 46-31.
RCTC (13-3 overall, 3-0 MCAC South) dominated on the defensive end as it held RCC’s top scorer, Zach Bunch to just one point on the night.
Andrew Lau led RCC with 16 points.
Lau, a freshman from Glenville-Emmons was recently recognized as MCAC South player of the week as he had 24 points and nine rebounds in back-to-back games last week. He shot 71 percent from the field, 57 percent from the three-point line and 71 percent from the free throw line in a pair of wins for RCC.
RCTC 37 45 — 82
RCC 17 33 — 50
RCC scoring: Andrew Lau, 16; Guillermo DeDiego, 14; Zach Hinrichs, 7; Marcus Ratliff, 4; TJ Adams, 4; Goliath Oboyo, 2; Colton Zuniga, 2; Zach Bunch, 1; field goals: 32 percent (18-for-56); three-pointers: 21 percent (3-for-14); free throws: 52 percent (11-for-21); rebounds: 31 (Adams, 4); turnovers: 21