St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Army West Point

Army 79, St. Francis (NY) 70


WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Julian Simmons scored 24 points and Ella Ellis had 23 to lead Army past St. Francis (N.Y.) 79-70 on Saturday.

Ellis shot 50 percent (8 of 16) from the field and grabbed nine rebounds while Simmons knocked down 56.3 percent (9 of 16) of his shots. Simmons and Ellis combined to make seven 3-pointers.

Ellis has scored at least 20 points in four consecutive games.

Army (6-8) entered the second half trailing 40-32 before a Simmons layup sparked a 23-13 run. Simmons and Ellis hit back-to-back 3-pointers to cap the run and give Army the lead for good.

The Black Knights shot over 50 percent from the field for the third time this season, making 29 of 55 shots.

Stefan Perunicic and Ben Mockford scored 17 points apiece for St. Francis, but the Terriers (4-9) struggled from the field, hitting just 38.1 percent (24 of 63) of their shots.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
S. Perunicic, F327-190-230217
J. Cannon, F312-74-413038
A. Johnson, F212-27-872111
B. Mockford, G376-161-211017
J. Newton, G281-21-22353
B. Jones233-72-33238
M. Milk112-40-14054
T. Nichols100-20-01000
K. Douglas71-40-02012
Totals 24-6315-224082070
Army West Point Black Knights
E. Ellis, F358-164-690123
J. Springer, F241-32-45144
J. Simmons, G279-162-310024
J. Herbeck, G263-70-04137
M. Washington, G243-53-414210
M. Lenox212-30-02824
M. Williams201-20-13143
A. Stire152-20-02124
W. Thornton50-00-00110
C. Gramling20-10-00000
J. Johnson10-00-00000
Totals 29-5511-1833171979
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Robert Morris0-06-4134
Sacred Heart0-05-6274
St. Fran.-Pa.0-04-5155
F. Dickinson0-03-6302
Mt St Marys0-03-7298
St. Fran.-NY0-02-8314

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Army West Point0-06-4221
Boston U.0-04-4172
Holy Cross0-03-6296
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