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Drew U. Men's Basketball Team Defeats St. Joseph's of Brooklyn

The Alternative Press Staff

Monday, January 6, 2014 • 10:36am

BROOKLYN, NY - The Drew University men's basketball team rallied back from a nine-point deficit in the final 3:35 Saturday for an 85-78 victory over St. Joseph's of Brooklyn. 

Drew's John Ford scored eight of his 17 points in the closing minutes, including the game-tying 3-pointer with two minutes remaining. For the game, Ford sank five 3-pointers while pulling down seven rebounds.

Sophomore Mike Klinger scored a season-high 30 points to lead the Rangers. The second-year guard was 11-of-16 from the floor and was in double figures for the 20th straight game. His all-around effort also yielded seven rebounds and five assists.

Jason Huelbig scored 14 points and Chris Capelli added 10 points for Drew, which is 6-5 this season. 

The Rangers shot a season-high 57 percent from the floor and tied a season best with nine 3-point field goals on the night.

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