St. John Fisher Buries Pitt-Bradford Men

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St. John Fisher snapped the Pitt-Bradford men's basketball team's two-game winning streak Sunday, blitzing the Panthers with a barrage of three-pointers in a 106-57 win.

The Cardinals hit a total of 17 three-pointers, including eight in the first half to build a 29-point halftime lead.

St. John Fisher shot 60 percent from the field in the opening half, scoring 20 of the game's first 29 points. The Cardinals used a 17-4 run late in the frame to put the game away for good and led by as much as 33 before taking a 54-25 advantage into the break.

In the second half, St. John Fisher continued to connect from long-range, drilling nine more three-pointers to reach the century mark. The 106 points allowed by Pitt-Bradford were the most since 2006.

The Cardinals shot 57 percent overall and were 13-19 from the free throw line. St. John Fisher outrebounded the Panthers 44-26, scored 19 second-chance points and had 22 points off 13 Pitt-Bradford turnovers.

The Panthers were limited to 41 percent shooting and attempted just seven three-pointers to the Cardinals' 34.

Keith Burgess and Anthoni Horton each scored 11 points apiece to lead Pitt-Bradford, and Tyler Ferguson, Brandon McClester and Justin Quiggle chipped in with seven each.

Pitt-Bradford drops to 5-3 on the season and returns to action Dec. 29, at the Brockport Invitational.