(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's basketball team celebrated senior day with a big win, turning back Haverford College, 65-47, on Saturday. The win, coupled with a Franklin & Marshall loss to Swarthmore, put the Red Devils back into a tie for first place in the team standings.
The Red Devils started five of their six seniors and the entire roster saw significant minutes as the Red Devils tied the school record with their 12th win in Centennial Conference play. They improved to 17-6 overall and 12-4 in the CC.
Haverford led in the early going, taking a 14-8 lead at the 11:21 mark of the first half. Dickinson battled back and eventually tied the game, 17-17, on a three-pointer from first-year Brandon Angradi (Milford, Pa./Delaware Valley) with 4:08 remaining in the half.
Junior guard Adam Honig (Chappaqua, N.Y./Horace Greeley) gave the Red Devils the lead on a pair of free throws to trigger a Dickinson run. Honig would cap the run as well, drawing a foul in the final seconds of the half and converting three free throws to stretch the margin to, 28-17, at the break.
The Devils continued to build on the lead in the second half. Logan Furr (Sharon, Mass./Beaver Country Day) knocked-down a three-pointer to give Dickinson a 27-point lead with 11:06 remaining. The Devils would lead by as many as 32, leading 62-30, with 8:08 on the clock. Haverford closed out the game with a run to cut the final margin to 65-47.
Honig led the way in the scorebook, finishing with 18 points of 4-of-7 shooting. He went 3-for-4 from beyond the arc and a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line. Sophomore Steve Collins (Rydal, Pa./LaSalle College) reached double-figures with 11 points, hitting 5-of-6 shots while handing out four assists. Chris Barsanti (Hummelstown, Pa./Tilton School, Conn.) added nine points on 4-of-7 shooting as nine different players scored for the Devils.
Furr and Angradi each hit a pair of three-pointers as the Devils combined for nine in the game. They were solid from the foul line as well, hitting 10-of-13 on the day.
Cam Baker experienced early foul trouble, but returned to lead the 'Fords with 13 points while Brett Cohen added 11. Haverford slips to 7-15 overall and 5-11 in the Centennial Conference.
The Red Devils improve to 17-6 and 12-4 on the year. They travel to Gettysburg College on Wednesday night before the regular season finale at Franklin & Marshall on Saturday.