NEW YORK – Reed Buck scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures to boost the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to a 72-45 non-league men's basketball victory over the City College of New York on Tuesday night.
Bryan Lynch came off the bench to score 12 points for the Mariners (4-4). Kevin Kerr contributed 10 points and a season-high 11 assists and Zach Karczewski added 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds.
Buck and Karczewski each scored eight points in the opening half as the visitors grabbed a 32-17 lead.
Matthew Faso led the Beavers (1-9) with nine points and Hector Hernandez and Israel Vickers added 11 and 10 points, respectively.
The Mariners host Vaughn College at Liebertz Gymnasium in Kings Points, N.Y. at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.