Blunck canned three shots in the second period and Dowell came off the bench for two buckets. Meanwhile, Carroll managed one lone basket in eight attempts in a three-point second quarter to fall behind by 26-14 at halftime.
TC’s offense slowed to seven points in the third segment, Leininger’s deuce and trey being the main force. Carroll’s Justin Willoughby got all five of his game points in the period and Carroll trailed, 33-24, entering the final period. The closest the Cougars got in the final eight minutes was 38-27.
The Cougars victimized themselves with 15 turnovers. In one stretch in the second quarter and tossed the ball away on five of seven possessions.
Dillon was the lone Cougar in double figures with 11.