PITTSBURGH, PA – David Jackson had a game-high 12 points and 18 rebounds as the Redhawks (5-1, 2-0) beat Hilbert (2-5, 1-1) 72-55 to extend their win-streak to eleven games against AMCC Conference teams.
La Roche led 27-26 with two minutes left in the first half before going on a 7-0 run to end it. The Redhawks outscored Hilbert 38-29 in the second half.
Jackson finished with 12 points, 18 rebounds, and 2 blocks and Frantz hit four three-pointers. Joel McIntosh recorded double-figure points for the fourth consecutive game (11 points) and Daron Tabron hit 4 for 6 shots for 9 points. Mike Dixon had 6 assists in the win.
The Redhawks grabbed 49 boards including 17 on the offensive glass. La Roche has outrebounded opponents in 4 of 6 games.
The Redhawks will travel to Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday to take on the Bobcats. Pitt-Greensburg is led by AMCC Preseason Player of the Year, David Palmer.