Men’s Hoops Bounces Back and Defeats Edgewood Wednesday

CHICAGO—The Illinois Tech men’s basketball team rebounded from their last defeat and picked up a victory against Edgewood, 69-55, at the Keating Sports Center on Wednesday.

How It Happened

  • Illinois Tech had five players reach double figures including one off the bench.
  • The Scarlet Hawks led 34-25 at the half but Illinois Tech jumped out to a 29-12 lead early before the Eagles ended the half on a 13-5 run.
  • Edgewood looked to make a run in the second half but the Scarlet Hawks expanded on their lead to 49-30 with 14:42 in the game.
  • The Eagles tried to come back as they cut it to 63-55 however Illinois Tech held them off and won 69-55.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Four starters reached double digits in scoring on the night, led by Cavin Schmitz, who scored 14 points including 4-6 from deep.
  • Max Hisatake recorded a double-double, adding 12 points, pulling down 16 rebounds, six assists and three blocked shots.
  • Jake Digiorgio also had a double-double, with 12 points and 11 rebounds with two blocks.
  • Otis Reale pitched in 13 points.
  • Milos Dugalic scored 12 points off the bench to round out the scoring.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech returns to action Saturday, February 7 as the Scarlet Hawks travel to Aurora, Ill., to take on the Spartans starting at 4:15 p.m. CT.