Johns Hopkins Tops Men's Basketball

Union, N.J. (11/27/17)Michael Gardner led all players with 28 points behind eight treys as Johns Hopkins University remained unbeaten with a 77-53 win over the Kean University men's basketball team on Monday night.

The Blue Jays (5-0) shot a blistering 72% (8-for-11) from behind the arc in the first 20 minutes as they led wire-to-wire in the contest. 

Gardner gave JHU their first double-digit lead of the day with a bucket at the 13:02 mark in the first half.  Joey Fitzpatrick gave the Blue Jays their largest lead (19) before the break with a three-pointer with just over two minutes remaining in the first stanza.

Gardner had 14 points at halftime for JHU while Michael Summerer collected eight points and five rebounds for Kean (0-3). 

Johns Hopkins scored the first nine points of the second half pushing the advantage to 20+ points to cruise in the victory.

In total, the Blue Jays registered 16 three-pointers (51%).  Conner Delaney and Kyle Doran each had 10 points in the win while teammate Joey Kern finished with 14.

For the Cougars, Summerer finished with 12 points and seven boards while DeAndre Thomas collected 11 points.

Kean returns to NJAC action on Wednesday when they travel to Rutgers-Newark.