By DAN JENKINS, Staff Writer
The Wolves Men’s Basketball team showed their youth in a 82-38 exhibition loss to Eastern Michigan on Friday. The men were thoroughly out-matched by the Division 1 Eagles.
Eastern started the game on a 12-0 run sparked by star junior forward Glenn Bryant. The Wolves batted back on a 20-12 spurt highlighted by 3-point baskets from senior guard Julius Porter and junior forward A.J. Dombrowski while Bryant sat on the bench, who finished with 21 points.
Going into the locker room at halftime the Wolves trailed by a mere 15 points. The Eagles quickly did the Wolves in during the second half by running out to a 13-0 start and eventually out scored UM-D 46-17 to finish the game.
Porter lead the team with 20 points in 31 minutes. All of Porter’s six baskets were 3-pointers. Sophomore forward DeAngelo Solomon lead the team with eight rebounds and both Porter and sophomore guard Jordan Konior added two assists.
The Wolves were greatly outmatched in height and size, getting outscored 36-6 in the paint and getting out rebounded 39-25. The Eagles also received solid production from the bench, getting 17 points in 15 minutes from G Derek Thompson.
The Wolves travel to Rochester College tonight to take on the Warriors at 7:00pm. The Wolves’ first home game is this Saturday, November 10, against Taylor University at the Fieldhouse. Students get in free with their ID.