Men's Basketball Drops 74-66 Home Decision To ECC Foe Dowling College
Bridgeport, Conn.-John Merchant scored 16 points to lead five Dowling College players in double figures as the visiting Lions posted a 74-66 East Coast Conference men's basketball victory over the host University of Bridgeport Purple Knights on Wednesday night. With the win, DC is now 8-11 overall and 4-5 in the ECC. Bridgeport is now 12-8 overall and 7-3 in conference action.
Junior Darian David (Bronx, N.Y.) led UB is scoring and rebounding with a double-double on the night scoring game-high 22 points and grabbing a game-best 10 boards. David was joined in double-figure scoring by seniors William Harrison (Bronx, N.Y.) with 17 points and Dante Menter (Brooklyn, N.Y.) with 11 points.
The Bridgeport men are back in action on Saturday afternoon at home when the Purple Knights host ECC-leading C.W. Post. Game time in Hubbell Gym is set for 3:00 p.m.