Imhotep scores 50 in ACM's rout of Butler

Allegany College of Maryland’s Imhotep George.

BUTLER, Pa. — Imhotep George exploded for 50 points, breaking the single-game school record, as Allegany College defeated Butler County 125-93 on Monday night in college men’s basketball action.

George shot 20 of 31 from the floor, including 5 of 10 from three-point land, and was 5 for 7 from the free-throw line for his game-high tally. He also grabbed 20 rebounds, a shared game-high, to record a double-double.

George broke the Trojans’ single-game record by three points, a record that stood for just over 52 years when Tim Scaletta dropped 47 against Potomac State on Dec. 6, 1967.

E’Mari Johnson joined George in the double-double club with 20 boards to go with 23 points on 9 of 15 shooting and 5 of 7 from the stripe.

O’Bray Rufus and Derrick Dixon added 14 points apiece for the Trojans, who led 68-38 at halftime.

For Butler County, Andrew Yonker had 29 points and Julian Sanks tacked on 26.

Allegany (9-16) hosts CCBC Dundalk today.

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