Mitchell scores 25 to lead T-Ducks to 89-80 victory over Brookhaven in MAC opener

Using a balanced scoring attack, led by Deionta Mitchell’s 25 points, the T-Ducks opened Metro Athletic Conference action with an 89-80 road victory over Brookhaven College on Jan. 16.

For the defending MAC champions, it was Richland’s second win in a row.

Joining Mitchell in double-digit scoring were Bobby Jenkins (18), Thedford Simmons (16), Marcus Rhodes (14) and Thomas Davis (12). 

After holding a 46-43 halftime lead, the T-Ducks increased there lead after going on a 12-5 run. Brookhaven made several runs late in the game but the T-Ducks managed to hold off every serious scare.

Richland (5-14) will look to build on this game when they host Mountain View College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20.