Rio Grande puts game out of reach against Men’s Basketball

Karina Graziani -

Swade Redman calls the playPhoto by Robert Cifone

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PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University men's basketball lost a River States Conference game, 77-53, to the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) Saturday at Donahue Pavilion.

The visiting RedStorm (12-17, 5-10 RSC) went on a 16-5 run to start the game, taking a 41-25 lead into halftime over the Celtics (1-25, 0-13 RSC).

Carlow tried to chip away at the lead in the second half, but Rio Grande kept the game just out of reach.

The Celtics shot 30.3 percent from the field and shot five percent better than Rio Grande from the foul line.

The RedStorm out-rebounded the Celtics, 59-35, and scored 44 points in the paint to Carlow's 32. Rio Grande scored 30 points off the bench to Carlow's 16, but the Celtics forced 18 Rio Grande turnovers on the day.

Junior Swade Redman (Jeannette, Pa.) led the Celtics with 10 points and three assists.

The Celtics travel to Ohio Christian University for a 7 p.m. RSC game on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.

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