Stephanie Randall

 

slrandall@txwes.edu

 

The Texas Wesleyan men’s basketball team scored a win on senior night against Bacone College 76-60.

 

The Rams are currently ranked 11 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The teamsecured its record of 23-6 overall and 18-5 in the Red River Athletic Conference with the win over the Warriors.

 

Brian Talley, junior guard, said that the team played really well.

 

“There was probably some things we could have done better defensively, but we still managed to get the win. Winning games is what’s most important at this time of the year.”

 

Before the game, the Rams honored six of the seniors for their success and contributions to the Wesleyan men’s basketball program.

 

Stephane Mudiay said the game was an overall good win.

 

“We came out and accomplished what we needed to accomplish,” Mudiay said.

 

The Rams came out firing early in the game, scoring a 13-3 run over the Warriors.

 

The Rams continued to dominate, and a slam dunk from Erick Frederick, senior forward, pushed the lead to 15, ending the half with a 41-28 lead.

 

At the beginning of the second half, the Warriors tried to fight back, but the Rams held them down.

 

The Rams were up 22 points for the remainder of the half, sealing a win of 76-60.

 

Jazz Holman, sophomore guard, said that the game went pretty well.

 

“It was the seniors last time to play, and we got the win,” Holman said.

 

Frederick led the team with 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Mudiay added 12 points and 10 rebounds.

 

Ryan Glanzer contributed nine points and nine rebounds, and Oscar Griffin racked up 14 points on the win.

 

The Rams’ next game will be at the conference tournament March 3-5 in Waxahachie, Texas.