Hutchinson CC Sports Information
GREAT BEND – The Hutchinson Community College men's basketball team surpassed the 100-point mark for the third-straight game and closed out its stay at the Best Western/Cougar Booster Club Classic with a pair of wins.
The Blue Dragons move to 5-0, including 3-0 on a current five-game road trip. The Blue Dragons play Murray State and Labette next weekend in El Dorado. Redlands falls to 0-4.
Hutchinson scored 100-points in a game in three straight games for the first time since the 1991-92 season. This is only the fifth time in program history to reach the century mark in three-straight games. No Hutchinson team has ever scored 100 or more points in four-straight games.
Rojas scored a career-high 28 points on 10 of 14 shooting and 7 of 8 from the foul line. Rojas added six rebounds.
Mitchcell had a second-straight big game with 25 points on 4 of 7 shooting from 3-point range.
Mitchell had seven rebounds.
The Blue Dragons had season highs in points scored, field goal percentage (60.5) and made field goals 46 of 76. The Dragons hit 7 of 13 from 3-point and 18 of 27 from the free-throw line. Hutch had a 50-30 rebounding advantage, but turned the ball over 16 times.
The Blue Dragons had a season-high 60 points in the first half and led by 19 points at intermission. The Dragons outscored Redlands 57-44 in the second half.
A.J. McNeil had 19 points with Anthony Love scoring 18 points.