Monroe Mustangs Men’s Basketball Picks up 10th Straight Win with Victory over Union County


NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., February 16, 2019 – The Monroe College Mustangs men's basketball team picked up a 93-83 victory over Union County College on Saturday at the Monroe Athletic Complex. The Mustangs improve to 21-5 on the year with their 10th straight victory, while the Owls drop to 12-17. The Mustangs came out firing, opening the game on a 10-0 run. Zion Styles made a trio of threes in the first four minutes of the game, helping the Mustangs claim a 21-5 advantage very early in the contest. The Owls responded with nine straight points to get back within seven, and a three by Tyheem Burno later made it a four-point game by the 13:01 mark. Back-to-back layups by Nyquan McCombs, and then one more by Jordan Rowley brought the Owls back within a point at 29-28. After Monroe took a 32-30 lead, the Mustangs rattled off 14 straight points to go up by 16. A seven-point run shortly after put the Mustangs ahead, 53-34. The Mustangs c