By John Gatto
For the Mountain Advocate
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Guard JD Tucker (JR/Charleston, S.C.) scored a game-high 19 points, as the No. 20 Union College men’s basketball team won their 15th straight game overall on Saturday evening at Robsion Arena, controlling Bluefield, 82-67, in Appalachian Athletic Conference play.
With the win, the Bulldogs improved to 24-4 overall, 15-1 in the AAC, while Bluefield fell to 10-13, 7-10 in the AAC with the defeat.
In the first 10 minutes of the victory, it was a defensive struggle between the squads, as Union held a slim 18-14 lead over Bluefield. Here, the Bulldogs began a run that essentially put the Rams away, racing on a 17-6 run over the next six minutes to take a 35-20 lead with four minutes let in the period.
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