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Rowan Mens Basketball Take John Carroll

HUNTINGDON, PA - Arian Azemi scored 32 points and Marcellus Ross added 25 as the Rowan men's basketball team picked up a 110-91 win over John Carroll in the first round of the Doc Greene Tournament at Juniata. The Profs will now face the winner of the Juniata-Bryn Athyn contest in the championship game on Thursday at 4 p.m.
It was the sixth consecutive win for Rowan, upping the Profs' record to 10-1.
Azemi made 12-of-24 from the field and hit three three-pointers while Ross connected on 8-of-12 of his shots and was 5-of-10 from three-point range, scoring all of his points in the first half before leaving with an injury. Josh Wright added 10 points for the Profs
Rowan broke the game open early, turning a 13-13 tie into a 31-16 lead in the first eight minutes. Although John Carroll came within 10 points later in the half, the Profs would take their biggest lead of the half, 63-44, into intermission after four straight points from Wright.
The Profs kept it going in the second half and built up an 89-60 lead with 11:11 to play after one of Azemi's three-pointers.
John Carroll whittled away at the deficit and pulled within 95-85 with under four minutes to play, but Rowan put it out of reach after nine consecutive points by Azemi.
After making just 4-of-18 three-pointers in the first half, the Profs heated up in the second and hit 54 percent (6-of-11) of their long-range shots in the second.​