Despite 21 points and a career-high 12 rebounds from Vytas Kriskus and seven points and six assists from Tyrone Hughes in their final games, the Violets rallied past the Judges, 65-63, for the win. Brandeis closes its season at 13-12, 7-7 in the UAA.
Four players scored in double figures, led by Youri Dascy's 16 points and eight rebounds, and the Judges shot 57 percent from the field in the second half. Brandeis scored seven points in less than a minute to snap a 62-62 tie.
Despite 13 points and 10 rebounds and a game-tying trifecta from senior Vytas Kriskus to help rally the team from a 12-point deficit, the host Eagles hit a 3-pointer with three seconds to go to escape with the win.
Three different Judges scored in double figures tonight, paced by Vytas Kriskus's 21 points and 12 off the bench by Jay Freeman, but it wasn't enough to offset 27 points from the 'Jackets John DiBartolomeo.
Youri Dascy had 13 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots, but it was Case who hit 70 percent from the field in the second half as their senior Tom Summers finished with 31 points to hand the Judges a UAA loss.
With a balanced attack that saw five players score in double figures, the men's basketball team prevailed in a game that saw four ties and 17 lead changes. Brandeis improves to 10-7 overall, 4-2 in the UAA and 3-0 in overtime this season.
Despite 12 points and seven rebounds of the bench from sophomore Alex Stoyle, the Brandeis men couldn't hand the No. 4 Eagles their second-straight loss. EU hit 60% in the first half, including 9-of-10 from downtown.
The Judges shot 61 percent after the break, snapping a 37-37 with eight straight points and never looking back as they topped the Yellowjackets.Vytas Kriskus had 15 points and 8 boards and Ben Bartoldus 12 of his 14 points in the second half.
Thanks to five 3-pointers each from Ben Bartoldus and Vytas Kriskus, the Judges connected on 75 percent from beyond the arc (15-20), including 10-of-11 in the second. They take a 6-5 record into UAA play.
In their fifth attempt to get him to the milestone victory, the Judges defeated their local rivals in a back-and-forth second half. Derek Retos finished with 17 points and Youri Dascy had another double-double.
Six standout athletes whose careers spanned the first half-century of Brandeis’ sports history will be inducted into the 14th class of the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on March 31 in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on campus, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa ’90 and Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) President Jim Leahy '85 announced.