Freshman Will Engels made his college debut and had 15 points and nine rebounds in 16 minutes off the bench to help No. 15-ranked St. Thomas Men's Basketball end Whitman College's 17-game home-court win streak with Thursday night's 87-79 win in Walla Walla, Wash.
Sophomore guard Anders Nelson had 14 points, six rebounds and four assists; Ryan Lindberg had 12 points; Tommy Anderson added 12 points and three steals; Kevin Cunningham added 10 points; and Elijah Hannah chipped in eight points and six rebounds.
The Tommies (1-0) outrebounded Whitman (1-1) 46-26, and shot 54 percent from the floor.
St. Thomas plays Saturday night at 3-0 Whitworth in nearby Spokane.