Bronxville, N.Y. (2/13/19) The Dominican College men's basketball team completed the series sweep over host, Concordia College, this evening following a 92-83 victory in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game played at the Meyer Athletic Center.
Dominican completes the series sweep after besting their counterparts, 72-60 on January 19, 2019 and extends their all-time series record to 29-12. The Chargers also tie a conference record for made free-throws in a CACC game with 36 free throws made on 42 attempts (85.7%).
Juniors Daraja Rodwell (Baldwin, N.Y.) and Daniel Grant (Middletown, N.Y.) led four Chargers in double figures with 23 points each. Rodwell went 9-10 from the foul line, while Grant finished 13-14. Grant also produced a night best six assists and a team high 10 rebounds.
Senior Ian Gardener (Norwalk, Conn.) tallied nine points and eight boards in the win.
Concordia held their biggest lead of the game,17-8, with 12:01 left in the first half, but the Chargers would rally and eventually use a Rodwell trey to knot the score, 34-34. Ginyard would later re-tie the score at 40-all on a layup with a little over a minute left, but the Clippers would net a three-point basket with 41 ticks on the clock to take the 43-40 advantage into the locker room.
In the second half, the contest saw their fourth tie, 54-54 with 12:45 to play when Dominican went on a 13-6 run to pull ahead 67-60 and would later extend their lead to double-digits, 74-63, on two free throws from Rodwell with a little under six minutes left. The Clippers would close the game on a 12-11 edge for the final 92-83 DC win.
Tonight completed a three-game road trip for the Chargers as they return home this coming Saturday afternoon when they host Goldey-Beacom College on Coach Baxter Court in the Hennessy Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 3pm following the women's game.