Cold Shooting Dooms Men's Basketball In Loss at Hamilton

Jack Simonds had 11 points in Bowdoin's loss at Hamilton
Jack Simonds had 11 points in Bowdoin's loss at Hamilton

CLINTON, N.Y. – The sixth-ranked Hamilton College men's basketball team pulled away from Bowdoin in a 77-42 victory on Friday night.

The Continentals improve to 16-1 (3-1 NESCAC) while Bowdoin falls to 11-6 (2-3 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin hung with Hamilton early, and held a 13-12 lead following a Jack Bors three-pointer seven minutes into the contest.
  • The Continentals caught fire from there and used a 13-2 surge to take a 25-15 lead after five straight points from Michael Grassey just seven minutes later.
  • Hamilton got 11 first-half points from Kena Gilmour and carried a 39-25 edge into the break.
  • Bowdoin couldn't find their rhythm in the second half, connecting on just 26% from the field as the hosts pulled away.

By The Numbers

  • Hamilton hit 45% of their shots in the game while Bowdoin struggled to a season-low 33% from the field.
  • The Continentals also connected on 20-24 from the free throw line as the Polar Bears were awarded just six free throws in the entire game.
  • Kena Gilmour led all players with 23 points and also had four steals and four assists for Hamilton.
  • Jack Simonds was Bowdoin's lone player in double digits with 11. Hugh O'Neil led all players with nine rebounds.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin returns to action Saturday afternoon at Amherst with tip-off scheduled for 3:00 p.m.