Mosley Jr. Scores Career-High in Defeat

The Illinois Tech Men’s Basketball team opposed a tough University of Chicago team on the road November 22. Despite the best scoring night of Anthony Mosley Jr.’s career up to this point, the Scarlet Hawks fell to the Maroons 84-64.

How it Happened

  • Chicago began the game on an 11-two run. After the Scarlet Hawks pulled to within five at 13-8 on a Mosley Jr. lay-up, a Maroons three-pointer prompted Head Coach Todd Kelly to take a timeout.
  • Mosley Jr. caught fire from the floor at the end of the first half, scoring 11 of Illinois Tech’s final 13 points prior to the intermission. However, the Chicago offense continued to give the Scarlet Hawk defense problems, as the Maroons took a 41-24 lead to halftime.
  • Illinois Tech was more balanced offensively over the second half’s first 10 minutes, as five different players poured in points. Despite that, Chicago was able to stretch its lead to as much as 28.
  • Mosley Jr. attempted to will the Scarlet Hawks back into the game, going on his own 15-7 run over a 3:21 span. Illinois Tech trimmed the lead to as much as 15 before time ran out.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Mosley Jr. scored a career-high 36 points on 15-of-24 (62.5%) shooting. He also tallied three rebounds, five assists, and four steals.
  • Max Hisatake added nine points on four-of-seven shooting.
  • Jake Digiorgio added six points and five rebounds off the bench.

Stats to Know

  • Each team attempted 58 shots, but Chicago hit 30 of them (51.7%) compared to Illinois Tech’s 26 (44.8%).
  • UChicago was 11-of-25 from three-point range (44.0%) and 13-of-19 (68.4%) from the free throw line. Illinois Tech was just three-of-12 (25.0%) from downtown and nine-of-14 (64.3%) from the charity stripe.
  • Chicago dominated the glass, out rebounding the Hawks 41-24.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will travel to Oberlin College for a Thanksgiving weekend tournament, opposing Kalamazoo College on Saturday, November 26 before taking on host Oberlin on Sunday, November 27. Live coverage links are available.