No. 2 Dragon’s basketball beats Brown-Mackie

By Bailey Terry

Bailey Terry/Collegian - Tyler Kohl, Allentown, Pennsylvania, crossing over the ball to then break past his opponents and score during a home game against Labette on Oct. 30. The Dragons won the game, 83-44.  Kohl contributed four points and three rebounds.
Bailey Terry/Collegian - Tyler Kohl, Allentown, Pennsylvania, crossing over the ball to then break past his opponents and score during a home game against Labette on Oct. 30. The Dragons won the game, 83-44. Kohl contributed four points and three rebounds.

The Blue Dragon basketball team traveled to Salina for their first road game of the season on Nov. 10 and won.

The final score was 83-62, advancing Hutch’s record to 5-0.

At the beginning of the game, the Dragons were down 4-12 early on.

After a three from Bashir Ahmed, Bronx, New York, the Dragons built a 13-0 run to take the lead.

The score was 17-12.

Hutch had a few more runs to seal the game; one was at the start of the second half.

The Dragons scored the first nine-points of the half.

Hutch still held the lead after an eight-minute scoreless drought.

The score was 52-39.

The Dragons took total control of the game after a 10-2 run with eight-minutes remaining.

The score was 62-41.

The Dragons held the lead the remainder of the game and won, 83-62.

The leading scorer for the Dragons was Ahmed.

Ahmed scored 32 points with 27 points coming from the first half.

He also added nine rebounds and went 10-15 from beyond the arch.

He was in foul trouble the majority of the second half, so he was only able to score five-points in the last 20-minutes.

Samajae Haynes-Jones, Wichita, scored 16 points total, 15 made in the second half.

Akbar Hoffman, Newark, New Jersey, with 11-points, five rebounds, four assists, and two steals.

The Dragons held the rebound advantage at 51-45.

Over the weekend, the Dragons played Hesston College and NEO at home.

On Nov. 6, Hutch beat Hesston College 102-85 and on Nov. 7, they beat Northeast Oklahoma, 82-62.

Hutch is scheduled to play in the Hutch Pawn and Jewelry Classic on Nov. 13-14.

The Dragons play Lamar on Friday, Nov. 13, and the game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

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