The Delaware Blue Coats (15-11) hosted the Greensboro Swarm (6-22) at the 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington, Delaware on a night that was absolutely dominated by the Blue Coats. The Blue Coats would end up winning the game 134-95 completely shutting down the Swarm starting halfway through the first quarter when the Blue Coats would take their first lead in the game (17-15) and never look back from there. The Blue Coats tied a season-high record of 21 3-point shots made. The Blue Coats would also have 7 players who would at least score 10 points in the game.
Michael Bryson and Jared Brownridge would finish the game tied for the most points on the Blue Coats with each scoring 19 points. Bryson would end the night perfect with his shooting going for 7-7 for field goals and 2-2 on his 3-pointers. Bryson would also then finish with a plus 25 for the night on top of 6 rebounds, 3 blocked shots and 1 steal. Brownridge would finish the night with 7-10 field goals made and an impressive 5-8 on 3-point shots. Brownridge would help contribute with a plus 23 on the floor and 7 rebounds (1 that was offensive) but also getting 5 assists and 1 steal.
Big man Doral Moore would lead the team in rebounds with 8 of them (2 of them being offensive rebounds). Moore would finish the night with an impressive offensive performance grabbing 17 points and going 7-9 in field goals and 2-2 at the line. Moore would also lead the team in blocked shots with 4 of them.
Haywood Highsmith would come in clutch off of the bench going for 14 points with 5-10 field goals made and 3-5 3-point shots. He would also rack up a plus 11, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists during his 27 minutes spent on the floor. Xavier Munford would also rack up a team-high 13 assists out of the 31 the team would gain total. Despite the assist, Munford would only finish with 2 points going 1-7 on field goals but would finish with a plus 28.
The Blue Coats would lead with a halftime lead 70-48. They would also lead the game with 46 points at one point during the 4th quarter. The team would also not miss a single free throw in the 4th quarter going 8-8 and would finish the night with 19-20 at the line. With this win, the Blue Coats would sweep the Swarm for the season series (3-0).
The Blue Coats will play a back to back night game hosting the Erie BayHawks at the 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington on 01/25/2020.
Eric Williamson is the host of the Union podcast Full Time Philly and also contrinutes to many of the Union coverage. He is a huge fan of all the 4 major Philly teams on top of music too.