RICHMOND, Ind. - Earlham improves to 2-2 in conference play with a win over Mount St. Joseph.
Jamel Barnes led the way for the Quakers scoring 18 points, followed by Isaiah Waire who scored 17 points. The Lions' defense in the post was no match for Qawi Rucker. Rucker consistently made contested shots in the paint, he was able to contribute four points to Earlham's win before fouling out.
Earlham's defense forced Mount St. Joe to turn the ball over 20 times. Off of those turnovers, Earlham scored 19 points. Coming into this meeting the Lions averaged 11.75 turnovers per game. The Quaker defense also contained two of the Mount's top scorers coming into the game, leaving all of the pressure on Devin Young.
Men's basketball will play two more games before they enjoy their holiday break starting with Depauw on December 17 at 7:00pm.