CSI Tops Men's Basketball, 80-59

UNION, N.J. (1/21/13) - Junior Bloochy Magloire scored a game-high 31 points as the College of Staten Island defeated the Kean University men’s basketball team, 80-59 on Monday afternoon.

The Dolphins (12-3) shot 55 percent from the field, while also shooting 59 percent from behind the arc.  Freshman Allen Dantzler (pictured left) had 12 points and four rebounds, while junior Michael Burton scored 12 points to help pace the Cougars (6-12).

The first half of the game was tight, featuring five lead changes and four ties. After trailing by five points with just five minutes gone in the first half, the Cougars went on an 10-0 run, with Burton scoring six in the span, to take a 23-18 lead. The Dolphins turned it around and had their biggest lead of the first half when Magloire drained a three pointer with 1:40 remaining, to put CSI ahead, 38-28. Magloire finished the first half with 19 points, while shooting a perfect 4-4 from behind the arc. Burton chipped in nine first half points off the bench for the Cougars.

After freshman Nolan Soto cut the deficit to nine with just over 18 minutes remaining in the second half, the Dolphins went on an 11-2 run, culminating with a three point basket from Jon Chadwick-Myers. CSI would maintain a double-digit lead throughout the rest of the period.  Chadwick-Myers poured in 12 points during the second stanza; while senior Anthony Gibson helped the Cougars with six points off the bench.

Chadwick-Myers chipped in with 19 points and six assists for Staten Island.

The Cougars return home Wednesday, January 23rd as they take on #12 Ramapo College, with tipoff at 8 p.m. The Dolphins are on the road again as they take on York College (N.Y.) at the same time.