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GU falls to Wilson in NEAC South Division contest

Gallaudet's Andy Cruz (right) makes a lay-up in a home game in the Field House against Shenandoah University. Cruz has both hands extended as the ball leaves his grasp and goes towards the basketball hoop. Cruz is wearing a gray Gallaudet uniform with the number 21 in navy lettering across the front.

WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University men's basketball team dropped a 75-61 contest to Wilson College here Wednesday night in the Field House on Padden Court in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) South Division showdown.

Gallaudet (3-12, 3-5 NEAC) kept things close in the second half as it scored 41 points to the 44 netted by the Phoenix after the Bison trailed by 11 at the half, 31-20.

Senior forward Andy Cruz (Bronx, N.Y.) scored a game-high 19 points to go with a career-high 19 rebounds. Freshman guard Preston Kelly (Fishers, Ind.) chipped in 14 points and five rebounds in the loss.

Wilson (11-5, 5-2) picked up its fifth straight win after four players scored in double figures. Keion Adams led the way with 16 points and three three-pointers.


  • Gallaudet held a 47-39 edge in rebounds
  • The Bison made 20 free throws
  • GU held a 29-28 edge in points in the paint
  • Gallaudet led the way with 19 second-chance points

Gallaudet will hit the road this weekend to face Penn St.-Berks (1-14, 1-6 NEAC) in an another divisional showdown at 1 p.m.