Men's Basketball Blows Out Fairhaven Baptist 110-17

Men's Basketball Blows Out Fairhaven Baptist 110-17


RICHMOND, Indiana - The Earlham College men's basketball team forced 45 turnovers and dominated in all facets in a 110-17 blowout victory over Fairhaven Baptist College at Schuckman Court on Wednesday evening.

Earlham scored 66 of the 70 points in the first half as the result of the game was never in doubt. Elijah Wilson-Thomas led all scorers with 21 points on a perfect shooting night – 7-of-7 from the field, 4-of-4 from beyond the arc and 3-of-3 from the free throw line. Jacob Mosher finished with a career-high 18 points by draining six triples. Cezannie Mount, Austin Doliboa and Brad Bliss also turned in double-digit scoring performances while establishing new career highs for single-game scoring.

Jericho Morris was the Conquerors lone bright spot as he scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds.

As a team, the Quakers made 43-of-73 shots from the field for a shooting percentage of 58.9 percent. Earlham finished 16-of-38 from distance (42.1 percent) while also holding a 34-23 edge in rebounding. Of Fairhaven Baptist's 75 possessions, 45 ended in a turnover and just six concluded in a made basket.

Earlham (2-3) snaps a 2-game losing streak with the win while also eclipsing the 100-point plateau for the first time since a 101-84 victory over Averett on Nov. 23, 2003. The Quakers open Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play on Saturday when Anderson University comes to Schuckman Court for a 3 p.m. contest.