No.13 Holmes Bulldogs defeats Baton Rouge Bears

No.13 Holmes Bulldogs defeats Baton Rouge Bears

November 29, 2018: Men's Basketball

Goodman, MS


The No. 13 ranked Holmes Community College Bulldogs defeats the Baton Rouge Bears 84-59 tonight, in a region 23 match up.

It was a sloppy three minutes for both teams to start the game. The Bulldogs then found their offense and went on a 16-6 run to take an eleven point lead midway through the half. The Bears found a bit of a rhythm toward the end of the half but Holmes increased their pressure causing unforced turnovers by the Bears and transition buckets for the Bulldogs. Holmes led 39-23 at halftime.

In the second half, Holmes continued their pressure and jumped out to a quick twenty-five point advantage that  the Bears could not recover from. The Bulldogs outscored the Bears 45-36 in the second half. 

Baton Rouge was out rebounded 46 to 27 by Holmes .

With the loss, the Bears fall to 1-8, while Holmes improves to 5-2 overall. 

Holmes was led in scoring by Tanorrio Ransburgh and Robert Jordan who each finished with 14 points. Baton Rouge was led by Javon Brazile with 13 points.


Bears Highlights:

Javon Brazile led the Bears with 13 points and 3 rebounds

Terry Johnson scored 11 points with 2 rebounds

Prince Campbell and Eric Matthews each finished with 8 points


Bears will be back in action on Monday December 3, as they face Coastal Alabama South at 6 pm in the Bonne Sante Wellness Center.


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