Aquinas downed Scotus 51-35 in the opening round of the Centennial Conference boys basketball tournament.
Tylen Jakub hit five three-pointers and scored a game-high 17 points to pace the Monarchs. Josh Faust led the Shamrocks with 15 points.
Aquinas visits Kearney Catholic in a quarterfinal game tonight. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. on KLIR 101.
On the girls side, the Monarchs fell at Bishop Neumann 68-42 in last night’s opening round.
Tonight, the Scotus girls visit Lincoln Lutheran in the conference tourney quarterfinals.