The Men's Basketball team finished out the 2019 regular season with their 19th win against Columbia-Greene. The Raiders defeated the Twins 107-98.
FM recognized their core group of sophomore athletes prior to the game; Philbert Weekes, Aamir Denmark-Brown, Juwan Malone, Jaleel Jean Jacques, Darren Demmitt, Chris Toussaint, Austin Jones, Jahmr Jordan and Amadou Diakite.
Juwan Malone had a big first half scoring 15 points to spark a 53-40 halftime lead. In the second half, the Columbia-Greene offense came alive and went on a 14-2 run to take the lead 71-69 with ten minutes remaining.
Chris Toussaint sparked a Raider run and FM regained the lead 80-73 with eight minutes left. FM settled in defensively in the final minutes to pull off the victory and improve to 19-6 overall.
Amadou Diakite led with 23 points and Juwan Malone had 19 points. Jaleel Jean Jacques had 18 points and 14 rebounds. Darren Demmitt finished with 15 points, Jahmr Jordan with 11 and Chris Toussaint with 10.
The Raiders will now wait for the Region 3 Tournament seeding to see who their opponent will be in the first round of postseason play on Tuesday, February 26th.