The Montgomery County Community College Mustangs men's basketball team took on the Bulldogs of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in a home game Saturday afternoon.
The Mustangs ran up a lead early on in the game with fast paced play and strong shooting from starters Tyreek Magruder and Darnell Clowney. Just nine minutes into the game the Mustangs were up 26-13 over the Bulldogs.
After a Bulldogs time out, the team regrouped to get on pace with the Mustangs. Showing good defensive movement, the Bulldogs held the Mustangs scoreless for almost two minutes. However, the Bulldogs could not sustain the pace and the Mustangs were able to build a 54-35 lead by half time.
In the second half the Bulldogs opened the scoring but the Mustangs answered back right away with a solid three point shot by Magruder. The Mustangs continued the blistering pace to keep a commanding lead. With 10:00 left on the clock the Mustangs led the Bulldogs 81-56.
The Bulldogs fired back with a solid physical game, getting within 10 points of the Mustangs. Frenzied, the Mustangs regrouped to dominate the remainder of the game and seal a 107-88 win.
Top scorers for the Mustangs were sophomore Darnell Clowney with 28 points and freshman Tyreek Magruder with 27. Also posting strong performances were sophomore Jah'lil Williams and freshman Greg Mendrzycki who notched 14 and 13 points respectively.
Williams led the team in rebounds with seven, followed by Dexter Shy with six. Williams also led the team in assists with seven, while Magruder led the team in steals with five.
The Mustangs will travel to Atlantic Cape Community College for their next game on Tuesday December 4, 2012.