WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America men's basketball team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday afternoon inside the DuFour Center as the Cardinals routed Moravian College, 96-59.
15 different Cards scored in the game, led by junior Corey Stanford who double-doubled with 14 points and 13 rebounds in just 27 minutes of work.
CUA held the Greyhounds to 31-percent shooting including a 27-percent clip in the first half. Catholic made 10 more baskets than Moravian in the initial 20 minutes to take a 20-point lead into the break.
The Cardinals ballooned the advantage to as much 42 by outrebounding the Hounds by 20, while forcing 18 Moravian turnovers. CUA scored 27 points off those miscues.
Catholic was also able to get to the line frequently, stepping up the charity stripe 41 times in the contest to hit 31 free throws.
Four Cards were in double-figure scoring led by the duo of Bryson Fonville and Jay Howard who each netted 15 points. Fonville filled the stat sheet with eight rebounds, seven assists and three steals.
Moravian was led by Matt Cardonne who came off the bench for 12 points on three 3-pointers.
Catholic hits the road this coming Wednesday with a matchup at Elizabethtown set for a 7 p.m., tipoff.