continued By halftime, Kaigler had 14 points (he finished with 18) and Rauch had 12 points (he finished with 16), and Ludden had a 36-24 edge. And as the game turned physical and chippy early in the second half, the Brothers picked an inopportune time to lose its poise.
Already saddled with three fouls, senior guard Charlie Russo, CBA's leading scorer this season, got frustrated when he picked up a fourth foul with 3:31 left in the third quarter, and that led to a technical foul, forcing him out of the game.
Taking advantage of his, Ludden went on a decisive 9-0 run to make it 47-28, and the Brothers never got close again. Hackett led the surge, earning nine of his 12 points after the break.
Another high-profile game awaits the Gaelic Knights (7-0) next Friday when Jamesville-DeWitt pays a visit to the Ludden gym, this after a Tuesday game at Mexico.