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Men's Basketball: #5 Prince George's Bench Proves Too Much for #4 Garrett

Photo by Baylee Heller

Recap by Benjamin Brunner
Photo by Baylee Heller

Maryland JUCO Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Score: Prince George's 81 Garrett 71
Records:
Prince George's (18-8, 9-5 Maryland JUCO); Garrett (20-5, 10-4 Maryland JUCO)
Location:
Chesapeake College (Wye Mills, Md.)
Box Score: Click Here

How it happened

  • Owls led 37-36 at the half
  • Owls struggled with free throws in the first half, making just 3-of-11 (27.3%)
  • Jaylin Johnson gave Owls its first lead, making a three-point shot 3:15 to go first half
  • Owls bench provides 28 points in the first half; Lakers bench contributes only seven
  • Both teams crashed the boards hard first half with 19 each
  • Owls start second half on an 7-0 run
  • Mykal Johnson makes three-pointer mid second half to give Owls 15-point lead
  • Owls' fouls put Lakers into double bonus late in the game
  • Jafar Musa makes three-pointer for Lakers to cut lead to nine with 1:33 left
  • Lakers unable to get closer
  • Six players ended the game in double digits
  • Owls' Johnson and Johnson combined for 40 points off the bench
  • Owls' bench outscored Lakers' 52-19
  • Owls converted 16 Lakers' turnovers into 20 points 

Leading Scorers
Prince George's: Alex Morales (22)
Garrett: Leo Reglat (17)

Quotable

  • "I think it was pressure," Owls' head coach Brian Johnson said. "We applied some pressure to Garrett. [We] tried to speed the game up a little. But most importantly, the guys stuck together."

Up Next

Harford | Saturday, Feb. 18 | 6:00 p.m. | Chesapeake College