Men's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 13, 2008
OAKLAND, Calif. - Behind its strongest offensive game of the season, Menlo College defeated Holy Names University 76-62 on the road Saturday night in California Pacific Conference action.
The Oaks, who struggled with the ball in their first six games of the season, used an efficient offensive effort to even their Cal Pac record through two games.
Menlo jumped to a 39-27 halftime advantage, which held up thanks to the Oaks complete effort. In the end, Menlo shot 52.1 percent from the field, had 16 assists, and outrebounded the Hawks by 13. The Oaks also outscored Holy Names 22-9 from the free throw line.
Brandon Cochran led Menlo with 14 points and eight rebounds while Kyle Adams finished with 13 points and six rebounds. Tim Kees and Julian Harris added 12 and 10 points, respectively, with Chris Cobb adding nine points and as many rebounds.
Eric Adams led Holy Names with 14 points and Obie Woods chipped in 11.
Menlo (1-6, 1-1) continues Cal Pac play on Wednesday at 8 p.m. versus CSU-East Bay. Holy Names (0-12, 0-2) is at Simpson on Tuesday.