ASHLAND, Va. -- Ian Robertson came off the bench to score a game-high 15 points as Randolph-Macon College defeated Guilford College, 64-39, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) game on Saturday afternoon.
The Yellow Jackets, ranked sixth in the current D3hoops.com national poll, improved to 15-1 and a perfect 7-0 in the ODAC. The Quakers dropped to 12-5 and 4-4 in league action.
R-MC held Guilford to 29-percent shooting (12-49) and to its lowest scoring output since a 73-38 defeat against Pembroke State on Jan. 17, 1985. Randolph-Macon currently leads the nation in scoring defense and is second in NCAA Division III in field goal percentage defense.
Robertson made 5-of-8 field goals and was 5-of-6 shooting from beyond the three-point line. Teammate Corey Bays added 11 points and Miles Mallory notched a game-high 12 rebounds to go with his nine points. Buzz Anthony had four of R-MC's 12 steals in the game.
After surrendering the opening basket, Randolph-Macon outscored GC 15-2 and held a 15-4 edge after the first 4:29. The Quakers trailed 34-20 at halftime. Guilford won the rebounding battle, 39-33. R-MC had 11 three-pointers to GC's three. The Yellow Jackets forced 18 turnovers and committed just six miscues in the contest.
Randolph-Macon shot 42-percent (25-59) from the field in the game. The Yellow Jackets led in fast-break points (13-2) and points off turnovers (17-6).
The Quakers host Shenandoah University on Saturday (1/25). The ODAC game tips off at 3 p.m.