Men's Basketball Claims Third Straight in 69-60 Win Over Lynx

Men's Basketball Claims Third Straight in 69-60 Win Over Lynx

ROME, Ga. — Four Vikings scored double-digits as the Berry College men's basketball team defeated Rhodes College on Sunday afternoon 69-60. The win pushed Berry's record to 14-5 overall and 7-2 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA)

Rhodes fell to 4-16 and 1-8 in league play. Berry currently sits in second place in the league, just a game behind Centre College. 

Elijah Hirsh led the way, scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the year. Quinn Atkinson contributed 15 points off the bench on 6-for-12 shooting. Ethan Clark and Myles Moore scored 11 and 10 points, respectively. 

The Vikings held a 42-35 lead at halftime and held Rhodes off 27-25 in the second period. For the game, Berry shot 38.9%, but were 73.3% on free throws. 

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Elijah Hirsh: 19 PTS, 11 REB, 7-for-11 FG, 3 BLK
  • Quinn Atkinson: 15 PTS, 6-for-12 FG, 5 REB
  • Ethan Clark: 11 PTS, 3-for-5 3FG, 4 REB
  • Myles Moore: 10 PTS, 7-for-8 FT

UP NEXT:

Berry will host Millsaps on Friday at 8:00 p.m.