Fourth-ranked Cabrini proves to be too much for Immaculata, wins 84-62
IMMACULATA, Pa. -- Cabrini improved to 12-0 on the season, including 6-0 in the Colonial States Athletic Conference, with Monday's 84-62 win at Immaculata. Senior Fran Rafferty and junior Aaron Walton-Moss proved to be too much for the Mighty Macs, as the duo combined for 57 points on the night.
Rafferty posted a career-high 31 points, hitting 8 of 13 from the floor, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range. He also connected on 11 of 14 from the free-throw line. Walton-Moss posted his eighth double-double of the season, matching 26 points, including 13 of 15 from the charity stripe, with 11 rebounds.
The Mighty Macs scored the first bucket of the game but Rafferty and Walton-Moss combined for 31 of Cabrini's next 32 points. The pair combined to outscore Immaculata 33-25 in the first half.
The No. 4 Cavaliers showed no let-up in the second half, as the Mighty Macs never got within 14 points of Cabrini's lead. Immaculata shot 34.4 percent from the floor after the break, including 3 of 14 from beyond the 3-point line.
The Mighty Macs won the battle of the boards 42-40 but Cabrini turned its 10 offensive rebounds into 22 second-chance points, while Immaculata had 11. The Cavaliers also forced 13 turnovers leading to 13 points.
Senior Vernon Robinson and sophomore Joe Ferro added six points each in the win, while freshman Brennan McCann scored six points and matched a career high with six assists.
Barry Brockington led the Mighty Macs (4-9, 2-4 CSAC) with 14 points, while Jose Ortiz added 12.