LA VERNE, Calif. — Connor Head led the Leopards with 13 points, six rebounds, and four assists and the University of La Verne Leopards stayed with second place Claremont-Mudd-Scrips for most of the first half.
But the Stags pulled away in the first 10 minutes of the second half, on their way to beating the Leopards 72-53 Wednesday night at the Sports Science and Athletic Pavilion.
Cole Currie also finished in double figures with 10 points. The junior from La Crescenta knocked down a pair of threes and grabbed four rebounds.
Kendrick Morris led the Stags with 22 points with Michael Scarlett adding 15 points.
The Leopard drop to 0-19 overall and 0-19 in SCIAC play. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps improve to 11-7 overall and 9-1 in the conference
Next Game: The Leopards travel to Whittier this Saturday in a 5 p.m. tip-off against the Poets.