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Muskingum University Athletics

Men basketball.

Freshman Marcus Dempsey’s career day helped the Muskies notch their third season win against Washington and Jefferson on Saturday afternoon at the Henry Memorial Center.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (3-0 overall), Washington & Jefferson (0-5 overall).
  • Location: Washington, Pa. – Henry Memorial Center

First Half

  • The Muskies used a 7-0 run capped off by a three-pointer from junior Jacob Geller to take the 24-20 advantage with 11:40 to play in the first-half.
  • Wash. & Jeff. knotted the score at 31-31 with 7:35 to play following back-to-back three-pointers.
  • Muskingum went on to out score Wash. & Jeff. 13-5 in the final five minutes to take the 48-38 lead at the break.
  • Sophomore Devon Peart, freshman Marcus Dempsey, and senior Joshua Keyes led the Muskies in the first-half with 10 points each.
  • Muskingum shot 19-for-31 (.613) from the field and 7-for-14 (.500) from three-point land.
  • The Presidents were led by Brian Lindquist and Brian Graytok with nine points each.
  • Wash. & Jeff. shot 14-for-27 (.519) from the field.

Second Half

  • The Muskies largest lead, 61-46, came in the second-half with 13:37 to play following a layup by Peart.
  • The Presidents cut the deficit to 73-71 with 5:16 to play after Christian Rohaus connected for two.
  • The Muskies deemed to much as Dempsey went on to score 11 second-half points to lead Muskingum to the 86-77 victory.
  • Muskingum connected on 13-for-22 (.591) from the field.
  • Wash. & Jeff. were led by Graytok with 21 points.
  • The Presidents shot 5-for-5 from the free throw line and 16-for-29 (.552) from the field.

Post Game

  • Muskingum finished with four student-athletes in double digits.
  • Keyes led the way with his second double-double of the season scoring 14 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
  • Dempsey finished with a team-high 21 points, while Marsh registered 13 points and Peart chipped in 12 points.
  • Muskingum finished the contest shooting 32-for-53 (.604) from the field and 9-for-20 (.450) from behind the arc.
  • The Presidents were led by Graytok with a game-high 30 points and five rebounds.
  • Wash. & Jeff. shot 10-for-14 (.714) from the free throw line and 30-for-56 (.536) from the field.

Up Next

  • The Muskies return to action Wednesday, November 30 when they welcome Oberlin to the Anne C. Steele Center. The game is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

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