Tuesday Boys Basketball Roundup


TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe boys basketball team used a fast start to get a 66-47 win over Troy Tuesday night at Pat Wampler Gymnasium.

The Red Devils improved to 10-2 overall and 10-1 in the MVL, remaining one game in front of Stebbins.

Troy dropped to 4-9 overall and 4-7 in the MVL.

Tippecanoe jumped out to a 17-1 lead in the first six minutes of the game.

C.J. Bailey hit a 3-pointer on Tipp’s first possession and Preston Zumwalt added a basket to make it 5-0.

After a free throw by Troy’s Evan Kaiser, Tipp would run off the next 12 points.

Maddox Sivon, Zumwalt and Jackson Smith would all score baskets to make it 11-1.

Zumwalt and Sivon scored against and Bailey added a basket to cap the run and make it 17-1.

Kellen Miller stopped the run and Hudson Furlong added a 3-pointer to make it 17-6, before Zumwalt scored the final two points of the quarter to make it 19-6.

Back-to-back 3-pointers by Zumwalt and Bailey gave Tipp a 31-15 lead late in the second quarter before Troy battle back.

Miller had nine points — including two 3-pointers — in the quarter and Furlong hit a 3-pointer to get Troy within 36-24 at the break.

Tipp would open the lead back up to 56-37, with Sivon hitting a 3-pointer to end the quarter and Tipp maintained the margin from there.

Bailey led a balanced Tipp attack with 20 points, four assists and three steals.

Zumwalt scored 14 points and had seven rebounds, Sivon netted 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds and Smith added 11 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Jackson Davis had five rebounds and A.J. Jergens had three assists.

Miller led Troy with 18 points and three steals.

Brady O’Leary had nine points, and Evan Kaiser had seven points and five rebounds.

Furlong scored six points and Aiden Luis had four assists.

Tipp was 26 of 58 from the floor for 44 percent, including nine of 26 from 3-point range for 34 percent. The Red Devils hit five of seven free throws for 71 percent.

Troy was 18 of 37 from the floor for 49 percent, including six of 17 on 3-pointers for 35 percent. The Trojans made five of six free throws for 83 percent.

Tipp won the battle of the boards 32-11, pulling down 17 offensive reboounds. The Red Devils had six turnovers to the Trojans 11.

Stebbins 47,

Piqua 38

PIQUA — The Piqua boys basketball team dropped a home game at Garbry Gymnasium Tuesday night.

Piqua dropped to 3-11 overall and 2-9 in the MVL, while Stebbins improved to 10-3 overall and 9-2 in the MVL.

Piqua led 13-6 after one quarter, but Stebbins pulled even at 18-18 at halftime.

Piqua led 31-29 going to the fourth quarter, but Stebbins outpointed them 18-7 in the final eight minutes to get the win.

Mickey Anderson led Piqua with 11 points and four assists and Tate Kuhlman had 10 points and six rebounds.

Jace Weber had seven points and Roman Medley scored five points.

Mael DeGavre had six rebounds and Zadyn Allen had three steals.

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