Men's Basketball 2023-2024 Game Recaps


Men's Basketball Opens Season with 89-83 Win over College of Southern Maryland




Baltimore, MD-Mercer men’s basketball (1-0) opened the 2023-2024 season with an 89-83 win over Southern Maryland (1-1) in the Don Beasley Mixer at CCBC-Dundalk.  In a back and forth battle, the Vikings held on for the win.  Sophomore Izaiah Johnson (Burlington, NJ/Burlington City) led the Vikings with 25 points, including 4 three’s in the win.  Sophomore Jason Mark (Broward City, FL/Blance Ely HS) had 17 points and 6 rebounds and freshman Darius Bland (Willingboro, NJ/Florence Twp. Memorial) filled the stat sheet with 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.


Sophomore Justin Carbone (Monmouth Junction, NJ/South Brunswick) scored 16 points and freshman Quincey Manning (Blackwood, NJ/Winslow Twp.) had 7 points, 3 rebounds and 2 blocks in the win.  Sophomore Isham McClain (Pemberton, NJ/Pemberton HS) pulled down 8 rebounds and freshman Fred Orock (Williamstown, NJ/Williamstown HS) added 5 points and had 4 rebounds in the win.


The Vikings will play their second game of the Don Beasley Mixer at 5:00 PM today vs CCBC-Catonsville (1-0).