CMS Falls to Carleton on Second Day of David Wells Classic
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Josh Angle knocked down six three-pointers, one off his career high, and had 22 points, but it wasn't enough as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team dropped an 83-75 decision to Carleton on Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer's Voelkel Gymnasium.
With the loss, CMS slips to 2-3 heading into SCIAC play this week, while Carleton, which was led by 29 points from Luke Harris, improves to 2-2 with the win.
Will King was also in double figures for the second straight game with 14 points, and was matched by 14 points off the bench from Caelan Jones, while Rhett Carter had 11 for the Stags.
CMS was fighting from behind almost the whole game after taking its last lead at 6-5. Carleton led by as many as nine points in the first half and took an eight-point lead into intermission at 46-38. Angle started the second half with a three-pointer, but Carleton went on an 8-0 run to go ahead 54-41.
CMS pulled even with 7:57 with a 9-0 run on three-pointers from King, Angle and Jones in succession to make the score 64-64, but Carleton came back with a 10-0 run of its own to go ahead 74-64 with 4:23 to go and the Stags couldn't threaten again.
Angle had a career high seven three-pointers last season on opening day in a win over No. 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor. Jones also added a team-high eight rebounds for the Stags, to go with his 14 points, while Reid Jones had four steals defensively.
CMS will have a week off before opening SCIAC play with a road game at Chapman next Saturday.