Middletown, Pa.- Saturday February 6th, this afternoon the Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team took on the visiting Southern Virginia Knights. The Lions fought throughout the first half for an early lead and continued to dominate throughout the second half, Harrisburg went on to win 65-57.
Harris came out hot in the second half with six points of his own, giving the Lions a ten-point lead. Southern Virginia did not back down and fought back with their own eight point run, bringing the visitors within two points of Harrisburg. Southern Virginia battled back to tie the game up at 48 with 10:20 to go. Kahlil Williams (Philadelphia, Pa. / Central) stepped up for a jumper with to give the Lions the lead back. With only three minutes to go, the Knights regained the lead, 58-56. Harrisburg stood strong and battled back to score seven points in the last two minutes to clinch the win. Harris led for the Lions with 22 points and three rebounds.