Green scores 1,500th point


WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State senior guard Jauch Green, Jr. (Hartford, Conn./Cromwell) scored 25 points, including the 1,500th of his career, as the Owls posted a 90-80 men’s basketball win over non-conference foe Wheaton College Jan. 5 at the Emerson Gym in Norton.
The Owls sprinted out to a 19-9 lead early and held the Lyons at arm’s length for the rest of the game, as Wheaton never got closer than four points.
Green topped the 1,500-point mark for his collegiate career with a layup late in the first half. A transfer from Western Connecticut, Green upped his total at Westfield State to 841 points in just his second season with the Owls and a combined 1,515 points between the two schools.
He finished 7-17 from the floor and 11-14 from the foul line, and added seven rebounds, six assists and four steals in a strong all-around game. Marcus Collins (Cambridge, Mass.) added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Owls, and Malik Pouncy (Mattapan, Mass./Springfield Commonwealth Academy) added 16 with four three pointers. Vawn Lord (West Springfield, Mass./Amherst) chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds.
Wheaton (5-5) was led by 27 points and 14 rebounds from Robby Lowey.
Westfield State returns to action Monday at Worcester State. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. – Courtesy of Westfield State University Sports

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