Bounce Back Win Sets Single-Season Men's Basketball Wins Record

Bounce Back Win Sets Single-Season Men's Basketball Wins Record

By: Adekale Ande, Sports Information Assistant

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three Vikings scored double-digits as the Berry College men's basketball team earned a 77-65 victory over Rhodes College on Sunday afternoon, improving to 12-5 overall and 5-2 in league play. The win total set a program record for wins in a single-season in Berry's NCAA Division III era. 

Cory Johnson led the team in scoring with his second-highest point total of the season, scoring 16 points and was 4-for-7 from beyond the arc. Elijah Hirsh also scored his fourth straight double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Myles Moore notched 14 points, shooting a perfect 6-for-6 at the free throw line.

Berry was efficient shooting, hitting 43.9% of their shots from the field and were 40% from three-point range. The Vikings are now in second place behind Centre in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA)

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Elijah Hirsh: 15 PTS, 5-for-10 FG, 5-for-9 FT
  • Cory Johnson: 16 PTS, 6-for-9 FG, 4-for-7 3PT
  • Myles Moore: 14 PTS, 3-for-6 FG, 6-for-6 FT

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Berry plays Hendrix at the Cage Center Friday at 8:00 p.m.