Hope beats Spalding, 79-51

Posted at 11:36 PM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 23:36:08-05

HOLLAND, Mich. -- The 14th-ranked Hope College men's basketball team defeated Spalding, Kentucky 79-51 in the first round of Russ DeVette/Holland Sentinel Classic on Monday at DeVos Fieldhouse.

The Flying Dutchmen (6-2 overall) received a game-high 23 points from junior guard Dante Hawkins of Holland, Michigan (Holland HS) and 16 points from senior forward Harrison Blackledge.