Men’s basketball defeats Bentley on Senior Day; St. A’s now first in Northeast


Olivia Ashburne

Harrison Taggart on the court for St. A’s during the season opener against SNHU.

Cody Jones, Sports Editor

Men’s basketball defeated Bentley University on Saturday, Feb. 20 in Stoutenburgh Gymnasium. The Hawks improved to 20-5 overall (15-5 in the NE-10), and are now in first place in the NE-10 Northeast Division.

It was Senior Day for the Hawks as they honored Mike McCahey, Victor Joshua, Ryan Hartung, and Andrew Murphy before the game.

St. A’s got off to a fast start in the first half, outscoring Bentley 46-27 in the opening frame. Mike McCahey led the Hawk offense, scoring 17 points in the half.

Each team wound up scoring 56 points apiece in the second half as St. A’s cruised on their way to a 102-83 victory.

All five St. A’s starters scored double figures in the game. Junior Chris Braley scored 12, senior Victor Joshua scored 14, freshman Tim Guers scored 17, senior Mike McCahey scored 19, and junior Harrison Taggart led the team with 21 points.

St. A’s will play in their regular season finale on Tuesday, Feb. 23 on the road against Southern New Hampshire University at 7:30 P.M. The game will be televised live on NESNplus.