Thomas More men's basketball edge Bethany College

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CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - Four players finished in double figures for the Thomas More Saints as they went on to edge Bethany College 73-69 at home Wednesday.

Led by junior forward Brandon Housley, who finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds, the Saints improved to 21-3 overall and 14-1 in the Presidents Athletic Conference.

In a game full of runs, the Saints opened an 11-point lead with 8:17 remaining in the second half to make it a 60-49 game. Bethany responded with a 14-5 run spanning the next five minutes and 33 seconds to cut the lead to two, 65-63.

Bethany never got any closer as Thomas More stretched the lead to nine and closed out the game's final two minutes with an 8-6 advantage.

Joining Housley in double figures for Thomas More were D'Carlo Hayes, who scored a team-high 19 points, Drew Mumford with 16 points and junior guard Spencer Berlekamp with 10 points.

With the win, the team is scheduled to play Saint Vincent College for the PAC regular-season title on Saturday. Saint Vincent College is the No. 1 seed in the upcoming PAC conference tournament.

BETHANY COLLEGE. 33-36 — 69
at THOMAS MORE 27-46 — 73

  BETHANY COLLEGE (15-9, 9-6 PAC): Leslie Addy 8-14 3-6 20; Nick Wilcox 6-12 2-2 14; James Barton 4-12 2-2 12; Reece Mabery 2-10 0-0 6; Kevin Jackson 2-4 1-2 5; Darrian Bruster 1-3 1-2 4;
Brady Pacific 1-5 1-2 4; Lawrence Weldon 1-1 0-0 2; Tyrone Smothers 0-3 2-2
2. Totals 25-64 12-18 69.

   THOMAS MORE  (21-3, 14-1 PAC): D'Carlo Hayes 7-14 2-4 19; Drew Mumford 5-10 4-6 16; Brandon Housley 4-9 7-8 15; Spencer Berlekamp 3-4 2-2 10; Josef Marshall 3-10 1-4 7; Ethan King 1-1
0-0 2; Eliot Pipes 0-2 2-2 2; Al Upshaw 0-0 2-2 2; Ross Renken 0-1 0-0 0;
Michael Rowan 0-1 0-0 0; Chris Richard 0-2 0-0 0; Jalen Clark 0-0 0-0 0;
Ryan Hamm 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 23-59 20-28 73.

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