The Brescia men's hoops team hosted the IU Kokomo Cougars on Thursday night in The Den in a KIAC matchup. The Bearcats were attempting to avenge a 78-71 loss on January 16 in Kokomo, IN.
Brescia came prepared for this matchup, took the lead early and never trailed in the game. Led in the first half by seniors Hunter Rowe and Brett Jackson and Freshman Trey Howard, the Bearcats built a 52-37 halftime lead. In the second half Jermain Langley and Jordan Cooper-Livers skills and hot shooting proved to be too much for the Cougars as they dismantled the guest from Kokomo 110-78. Brescia shot 67% from the field compared to 43% for IUKokomo. The Bearcats also out rebounded the Cougars 32-26.
Leading the way for the Bearcats was Jermain Langley's 24 points. Freshmen Jordan Cooper-Livers and Trey Howard added 18 and 16 points respectively while Brett Jackson had 15 points and Austin Morris chipped in 12.
Brescia improves to (13-8) (7-4 KIAC) on the season. Brescia puts their five game winning streak on the line Saturday at 3pm in The Den versus KIAC foe Asbury in the battle for 3rd place in the KIAC.
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