Bulldog Men Handle Maryville

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.-For the second consecutive game, the Truman Men’s Basketball team held their opponent to under 40% shooting from the field as the Bulldogs limited Maryville to 20-57 shooting (35.1%) from the field as Truman defeated Maryville 65-48.

Truman never trailed in the game. Early on TSU jumped out to a 9-2 lead behind five from Brodric Thomas, who led the team with 13 points, and four from Alex McQuinn. Truman held a 13-6 edge before Maryville scored seven straight points to tie the game at 13. Hunter Strait hit a three pointer to put the Bulldogs back on top and the team didn’t look back. Truman led by as many as eight in the first half and took a six point edge into half at 29-23.

For the second straight game, Dylan Peeters set a career high in points with 12-second on the team only to Thomas’ 13. McQuinn was one point away from a double-double as he scored nine points and led the team with 11 rebounds.

Truman will be back in action next week as they host Illinois Springfield on Thursday at 7:30 and then Lewis at 3 on Saturday afternoon.