EC MEN LOSE AT ROSE HULMAN
January 3, 2013Earlham College Broadcast Sports
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team opened the 2013
portion of its schedule at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday as
the Engineers won 67-59.
Jack O'Flaherty led the Quakers with 16 points, while Tyler Lewers added 15 points
and three assists in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest.
Vadial Jett tossed in eight points and Dustin Rusk added seven points.
Marty Broderick and Kristian Barden led the Quakers with six rebounds each.
The Engineers (11-1, 5-0) grabbed an early 7-0 advantage before the Quakers were
able to tie the contest at 10-10 when Lewers scored at the 13:14 mark.
Earlham took its first lead of the contest when O'Flaherty hit 1-of-2 free throws
with 11:17 to go in the first period.
Both teams were able to hold small leads until the Quakers went on top 32-26 after
Rusk nailed a 3-pointer with 4:02 left.
By intermission, the Quakers held a 34-31 lead over the top team in the conference.
In the second half, the Quakers were able to hang on to their lead when O'Flaherty
hit a trey with 11:46 remaining.
Later in the frame at the 6:25 mark, Rose-Hulman brought the game to its sixth tie
From that point, the Engineers went in front 58-53 with 4:30 to go as they took the
lead for good.
The Quakers (1-11, 0-5) entertain Manchester University on Saturday. The HCAC affair
on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center starts at 3 p.m.