New Haven men's basketball team secured a 74-68 home victory over American International Yellow Jackets, with senior guard Davontrey Thomas leading all scorers with a season-high 26 points, contributing significantly to the win. New Haven now stands at 9-16 overall and 6-of-13 in the Northeast-10, having led for nearly 37 minutes of the game and holding a lead of up to 16 points late in the first half.

By the Numbers
  • Senior Davontrey Thomas finished with a season-high 26 points, with 11-of-13 free throws and 6-of-13 from the field.
  • Redshirt freshman Ethan Simmon contributed 21 points, shooting 7-of-13 from the field.
  • New Haven connected on 22-of-48 field goal attempts, including 8 three-pointers, and 22-of-30 free throws.
  • New Haven won the battle of the boards with 34 rebounds, led by Josh Hopson with 16.
State of Play
  • New Haven improves to 9-16 overall and 6-of-13 in the Northeast-10.
  • The team spent the next two games away from their West Haven campus with trips to New Hampshire and New York.
  • Next game scheduled is against Saint Anselm Hawks on Wednesday, February 21 at Stoutenburgh Gymnasium.
Bottom Line

The New Haven men's basketball team's victory was fueled by Thomas' outstanding performance, positioning them for future success as they gear up for upcoming challenges away from home.