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WWU men’s basketball rolls over Douglas, 95-54

Forward Joey Schreiber scored 16 of his career-high 24 points in the first half, lifting Western Washington University to a 95-54 victory over Douglas (B.C.) College in a non-conference men’s basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 29, at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.

Jeffrey Parker added 18 points, hitting 4-of-7 3-pointers, and Ricardo Maxwell had 12 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Vikings, who improved to 4-2.

Douglas, which fell to 7-12, was led by the 17 points of guard Kristian Hildebrandt, who was 4-of-4 on 3-pointers.

WWU never trailed, jumping to a 13-2 lead four minutes into the game and extending the margin to 25-7 with 7:30 gone. The Vikings held a 50-23 lead at halftime, and the gap was never less than 30 in the last 17 minutes and never less than 40 in the final six minutes.

Kyle Impero had 12 points and seven rebounds off the bench for WWU, which had a 57-37 advantage in rebounds and committed just seven turnovers.

The Vikings’ Blake Bowen came off the bench to grab a game-high 10 rebounds, Anye Turner had seven points, seven rebounds and a game-high five blocked shots.

Schreiber was 9 of 11 from the field, making 6-of-8 shots from beyond the arc, and Maxwell was 6 of 8 from the floor for WWU, which is 4-0 at home this season.

WESTERN WASHINGTON 95, DOUGLAS 54

DOUGLAS (7-12)

Hildebrandt,Kristian 6-10 1-3 17; Campbell,Grant 5-9 1-2 11; Mensah,Malcolm 3-11 1-2 7; McKean,Ethan 2-6 0-0 6; Baron,Andrew 2-6 1-2 5; Appiah,Sylvester 1-2 1-2 4; Phool,Harbir 1-3 0-0 3; Deng,Reng 0-5 1-3 1; Popoff,Dustin 0-4 0-0 0; Davis-Locke,Kamau 0-1 0-0 0; Norris,Bradyn 0-3 0-0 0; Owusu Ansah,Elvin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-60 6-14 54.

WESTERN WASHINGTON (4-2)

Schreiber,Joey 9-11 0-0 24; Parker,Jeffrey 7-12 0-0 18; Impero,Kyle 2-9 8-8 12; Maxwell,Ricardo 6-8 0-0 12; Turner,Anye 3-7 1-1 7; Johnson,Mac 2-4 0-3 4; Echols,Jaamon 1-8 1-2 4; Bowen,Blake 1-6 2-2 4; Scholten,Evan 1-3 1-2 3; Tanis,Chris 1-1 1-3 3; Javier,Harris 1-2 0-0 2; Hopkins,Mark 1-8 0-0 2; Velasquez,Nick 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 35-81 14-21 95.

Half: WWU 50, Douglas 23

3-point field goals: Douglas 8-20 (Hildebrandt,Kristian 4-4), Western Washington 11-31 (Schreiber,Joey 6-8). Fouled out: n/a Rebounds: Douglas 37 (Mensah,Malcolm 7), Western Washington 57 (Bowen,Blake 10). Assists: Douglas 9 (Baron,Andrew 5), Western Washington 17 (Maxwell,Ricardo 8). Total fouls: Douglas 19, Western Washington 15. Technical fouls: Douglas-None, Western Washington-None. A-446

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