Saunders scores 20 in win over Portland Bible

Saunders scores 20 in win over Portland Bible

TACOMA, Washington – Timmy Saunders scored a career-high 20 points as the Puget Sound men's basketball team defeated Portland Bible College 91-56 in the Memorial Fieldhouse on Monday evening.

Saunders, a freshman, was 8-of-10 from the field and 3-of-5 from beyond the arc. In addition to his 20 points, Saunders also added three assists and two steals. Carlos Mancasola tallied 16 points, while both Kohl Meyer and Keith Shattuck each chipped in 13 points. Meyer pulled down seven rebounds and Shattuck recorded eight. Andre Lewis and Kyle King each finished with nine points.

Puget Sound (4-4) shot 41.7 percent from the field, while the Wildcats (0-10) shot 37.8 percent. The Loggers were 7-for-31 (21.2 percent) from beyond the arc. The team outrebounded Portland Bible 51-34. The Loggers reached 50 rebounds for the first time since they pulled down 52 at George Fox last season (Jan. 25, 2014). Matthew Martin led all scorers with 24 points for the Wildcats.

Puget Sound will next play No. 1 Augustana on Friday, December 18 at 6 p.m.

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