EDINBORO — The Edinboro University men’s basketball team used a dominating performance on the glass and double-double efforts by Daren Tielsch and Justin Moore in turning in an 89-56 win over West Virginia Wesleyan in the season opener on Tuesday.

The Fighting Scots controlled the boards to the tune of 56-24, actually pulling down one more offensive rebound than West Virginia Wesleyan’s rebound total.

Tielsch, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior, scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Moore, a 6-6 sophomore, who played at New Haven last season, added 13 points with 11 boards.

Curtis Ingram, a transfer from Wofford, fell one rebound shy of a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds.

A fast-paced first half saw the Scots jump out to a 46-23 lead at the half, holding the Bobcats to 31 percent shooting from the floor. The Fighting Scots used an 8-0 run to go from a 9-8 lead to 17-8, with Tielsch capping the run with a dunk.

A 9-0 run later in the half built the margin to 38-18. The lead never got under 24 points in the second half.

Sophomores Devon Knight and Ryan McLemore played well off the bench. Knight contributed 10 points while McLemore, a forward, scored nine with seven rebounds and a career-high eight blocks in just 22 minutes of play.

Edinboro shot just over 49 percent from the floor on the evening while holding the Bobcats to 36.7 percent.

The only negative for the Scots was 16 turnovers, 11 of which came in the second half.

The Scots return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Gannon. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.

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