Fox Catches Fire in Men's Basketballs Win over Boston U.
Firstie guard Jordan Fox knocked down six treys and finished with a game-high 24 points to lead the Army West Point men's basketball team to an 86-82 Patriot League road victory over Boston U. on Wednesday night at Case Gym. The Black Knights (7-9, 2-1 Patriot League) shot 50 percent from the field and knocked down 11 shots from deep in the victory over the Terriers (8-8, 1-2 Patriot League), led by a season-best performance from Fox. The Jackson County, Ky., native went 8-of-11 from the field and 6-of-8 from long range to lead all scorers. Cows Tommy Funk and Matt Wilson aided the Black Knights' scoring efforts with 16 and 12 points, respectively.
Funk handed out a team-high six assists, while Wilson crashed the glass and finished the night by leading the team with seven boards. Fox moved to 26th in all-time scoring at the Academy with 1,077 career points. His 24-point performance marked the 11th time he eclipsed the 20-point threshold in his career. Funk's six assists put him past Army Hall of Famer Randy Cozzens for second all-time with 432. Wilson moved into the top-24 in all-time rebounds with 457, passing Jim Klosek. The Black Knights shot at least 50 percent from the field for the third time this season. It was the sixth time this season that Army made double-digit 3-pointers in a game. The 42-percent shooting performance from long range was the second-best this season. Army claimed its 10th win all-time versus Boston U. It was the fifth straight meeting between the two squads decided by 10 points or less. The Black Knights recorded less than 10 turnovers for the fifth time this season. Army captured its first league road win of the year. Read More