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Men's Basketball Suffers Road Loss to Carthage College

Men's Basketball Suffers Road Loss to Carthage College

KENOSHA, Wis.-- The Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers suffered a loss to Carthage College in the Carthage Invitational Championship with a final score of 73-63.  This improves Carthage to 5-0 and drops the Engineers to 2-2 overall this season.  

Carthage was able to succeed offensively to build a lead over the Engineers.  Rose-Hulman would trail heading into halftime with the score at 38-28.  Trey Wurtz and John Czarnecki were able to lead Rose-Hulman with seven points each in the first half. 

The second half continued to be tough for the Engineers.  Carthage was able to come away with the victory with a final score of 73-63.

Czarnecki was the leading scorer for Rose-Hulman with 19 points in a strong effort.  Wurtz was able to help from beyond the arc shooting 3-6 from three point range and totaling 18 points.  Craig McGee contributed as well with nine points, five assists, and 10 rebounds.  The Engineers finished shooting 43.4% and were able to put up a fight on the boards only trailing Carthage in rebounds 36-32.  

Rose-Hulman will hit the road in their next matchup against North Central on Monday, 11/25 at 7:00 PM CT.