Ole reach century mark in win over Pipers
January 12, 2011
NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Stu Neville had 20 while Alfred Jaryan and Bobby Fong added 19 points each as St. Olaf scored a 102-96 MIAC men's basketball win over visiting Hamline University on Wednesday at Skoglund Center.
The 100-point outburst was the first for a St. Olaf team since December of 1997.
Carl hipp had 24 points and 10 rebounds to pace Hamline (6-6, 4-3 MIAC) in the loss.
St. Olaf had a 12-point lead at the break and opened the advantage to 17 on a Neville jumper with 14:37 left. The Oles held a double-digit advantage until the Pipers, trailing 100-88 with 38 seconds left, went on an 8-0 run to close it to four. Fong then hit two free throws in the final seconds to secure the win.
St. Olaf made 80.4 percent of its season-high 46 free throw attempts. The Oles shot a remarkable 38 in the second half and made half of their three-point attempts, sparked by Michale Jenson's 4-for-5 effort from deep. Jenson finished with 12 points.