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McCottry's Hot Shooting helps power Dog's to key conference win over Timothy Christian. Senior Joevonn McCottry came out firing Friday night, hitting three 3-pointers in the first quarter to help the Dog's get out to a fast start against Timothy Christian. McCottry finished with a team high 24 points, and the Bulldogs prevailed 71-59 to move to 5-0 in conference play. Fellow senior John Paul Hanley contributed 17 points, and played stellar defense on Timothy's best player for the entire 2nd half. Sophomore Will Gonzalez chipped in 12 points and 2 steals. Murrell, Alijosius, combine for 20 points off the bench to help Dogs cruise past Wheaton Academy. The Bulldogs improved to 4-0 in conference with a total team victory against Wheaton Academy Tuesday in West Chicago. The Bulldogs had 4 players in double figures, lead by senior Joevonn McCottry with 16 points and 4 rebounds and 5 assists. DaMahrion Murrell and Arius Alijosius came off the bench to score 11 and 9 points, respectively. The Bulldogs play conference rival Timothy Christian this Friday, January 14th, for a 7:00 PM home tipoff.
Bulldogs bounce back and beat rival Nazareth Academy to improve to 10-2 on the season. The Bulldogs rebounded from Friday's disappointing loss to beat Nazareth Academy 64-51. The Dogs were lead by seniors Joevonn McCottry and Brady Vaia, who each chipped in 17 points. McCottry helped the dogs get out to a quick start with 15 first half points, and Vaia made some key free throws down the stretch. Junior Arius Alijosius came off the bench and scored 5 key points during an important stretch of the 4th quarter to give the Dogs some breathing room. RB returns to conference action next Tuesday, with a game at Wheaton Academy.
Gonzalez's Hot shooting not enough to help Bulldogs advance past Hyde Park The Bulldogs lost a tough one, 58-56, to Top 10 ranked Hyde Park Friday night. The Dogs were originally scheduled to play Von Steuben, but when the game was cancelled, Hyde Park was scheduled at the last minute. It was a fun atmosphere in a disappointing loss. Sophomore Will Gonzalez caught fire in the second half, going 6 for 6 from three point range in route to a game high 20 points. It's a quick turnaround for the Dogs, as the team is scheduled to take on local rival Nazareth this afternoon for a 4:00 PM tip at RB.
Vaia's clutch three pointer helps Bulldogs advance past St. Francis The Bulldogs beat a tough St. Francis team Friday night, hanging on for a 61-53 victory. The dogs were lead in scoring by seniors Joevonn McCottry and Joe Gilhooley, who each chipped in 16 points. Senior Brady Vaia made a clutch 3-pointer with under two minutes left in the game, to give the Bulldogs a little bit of breathing room. From there, the team made their free throws down the stretch, with key makes from McCottry and Gilhooley, along with sophomore Will Gonzalez and senior Cory Baker. Next up for the Dogs is a conference tilt against St. Edwards this Wednesday night at 7:00 PM.
Bulldogs beat Romeoville High School in the Team Rose Classic at Mount Carmel. The Bulldogs beat Romeoville High School 78-50 in game one of the Team Rose Classic at Mount Carmel High School. The dogs overcame a sluggish first half to cruise to the 28 point victory. Seniors John Paul Hanley and Joevonn McCottry lead the dogs in scoring with 21 and 18 points, respectively. The Bulldogs return to conference play with a home tilt against rival St. Francis next Friday, December 17th at 7:00 PM
Bulldogs cruise past Chicago Christian; Improve to 3-0 in Conference The Bulldogs cruised to a 82-20 victory over conference opponent Chicago Christian. Junior Arios Alijosius lead the dogs in scoring with 21 points, going 5/5 from the 3 point line. All 15 members of the bulldogs played in a total team victory. Seniors JP Hanley, Brady Vaia, and Joe Gilhooley scored in double figures as well.
Bulldogs beat Ridgewood 82-35; Improve to 2-0 in Conference The Bulldogs cruised to a 82-35 victory over Ridgewood, behind contributions from many players. Seniors JP Hanley and Joevonn McCottry led the way with 17 and 15 points, respectively. Eleven different Bulldogs got into the scoring column during the win. Arius Alijosius chipped in two 3's off the bench, and junior Rex Dockendorf scored seven 4th quarter points. Seniors Victor Juister and Eddie Melidis made great defensive contributions in the 2nd half.
Coach Reingruber Named 2021 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach Of The Year! Congratulations to Coach Reingruber for being named an Illinois Basketball Coaches Association District Coach of the year for 3A. The Bulldogs finished the crazy covid shortened season 11-2, including a 10 game winning streak. The Dogs graduated 9 out of their top 10 players from their 2019-2020 regional and conference championship season. With only 1 regular returning and no off-season to prepare, the Bulldogs still had a very successful 2021 season, which helped Coach Reingruber receive this prestigious award. This is Coach Reingruber's second IBCA Coach of the Year award in his four year varsity head coaching career. He will be honored at a banquet in Bloomington, IL in August.
RB Bulldogs Basketball Named One of the Top 15 Winningest Basketball Programs of the Decade! Congratulations to all players, coaches, parents, and everyone else involved in making the Riverside Brookfield Basketball program one of the Top 15 winningest basketball programs of the decade according to the Chicago Sun Times. It is a tremendous honor for our program! Read more about it here