PHILADELPHIA – The University of the Sciences men's basketball team ended the 2018 calendar year with a 76-58 victory over Cheyney in its non-conference finale on Sunday afternoon at Bobby Morgan Arena.
USciences scored the first 12 points of the contest as part of an opening 24-2 run and never looked back.
Casey made 12-of-14 free throws and led all players with six assists, while Simon made 6-of-8 field goals and 5-of-7 3-pointers in just 10 minutes off the bench.
Toure stuffed the stat sheet with six rebounds, four assists, and career-bests of three blocks and a game-high three steals.
Tanner Kerr also recorded a game-high with eight rebounds, to go along with nine points.
Making his first career start, Michael Fox followed up his career-best 10 points with eight, and he set a new career-high in boards for the second game in a row with six.
University of the Sciences outrebounded Cheyney 42-31, leading to a 25-2 advantage in second chance points. The Devils also forced 24 turnovers, which led to 24 points.
USciences now enjoys the holiday break, before returning to action with a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) clash at intra-city rival Jefferson on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m.