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