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Men’s Basketball Opens Season With 69-47 Loss At Muhlenberg

Men’s Basketball Opens Season With 69-47 Loss At Muhlenberg

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Nov. 18, 2016) – The USMMA men's basketball team lost its 2016-17 season-opener on Friday night at Muhlenberg, 69-47, on the first night of the Scotty Wood Invitational, hosted by the Mules.
 
Senior Matt Miller (Augusta, Ga.) led the Mariners with 11 points, while junior Christian Wittendorf (Granger, Ind.) recorded 10 points with seven rebounds. Classmate Robbie Kennedy (Spring Lake, N.J.) chipped in with nine points and sophomore David Washington (Frisco, Texas) contributed eight points and a game-high eight rebounds.
 
For Muhlenberg, senior Jon Schreer registered a game-high 25 points, while classmate Brandon LaRose chipped in with 12 points, six assists and five rebounds. Senior John Hunter had a team-high seven rebounds over the 40 minutes.
 
Merchant Marine closes out action at the Scotty Wood Invite on Saturday with the consolation game against Keystone College. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. at Muhlenberg's Memorial Hall. Live stats and a live video stream of the contest are available with links on the USMMA Men's Basketball Schedule Page.
 
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