No. 20 Bulldogs blitz Bluefield for 15th straight win, 82-67

February 24, 2015
Union College men's basketball team won their 15th straight game overall.

Union College men’s basketball team won their 15th straight game overall.

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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