Lion's Take Down Frostburg for First Conference Win of the Year

Lion's Take Down Frostburg for First Conference Win of the Year

Frostburg, Md.- The Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team picked up their first conference win of the year on the road on Wednesday December 7th against Frostburg State. Both teams held the lead several times throughout the match but the Lion's finished strong and went on to win 70-67. 

Penn State Harrisburg 70  Frostburg State 67

Penn State Harrisburg Starters
Gbolahan Alliyu, Dante Brown, Jazmon Harris, Khalil White, Derek Coleman

Frostburg State Starters
Christopher Coston, Edwin Cole, Zachary Coalmon, Tyler Michael, Rhashad Johnson

Penn State Harrisburg: (4-3, 1-2 CAC)
Frostburg State: 1-7, 0-3 CAC)

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 25-69 (36%) Frostburg 20-49 (40%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 7-25 (28%) Frostburg 3-13 (23%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 13-21 (61%) Frostburg 24-34 (70%)

Assists: Harrisburg 14 Frostburg 16

Turnovers: Harrisburg 15 Frostburg 16

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 5 Frostburg 10

Steals: Harrisburg 9 Frostburg 12

Game Highlights

-Lamar Thomas put the Lion's on top at 11-6 in the first half forcing the Bobcats to take a timeout and regroup

-Dante Brown's dunk with 11:22 to go in the first extended the Lion's lead to 6 points. Frostburg took the lead back with 9:03 in the first thanks to a three pointer from Dalton Gaus

-Khalil White came out hot in the second half, sinking 11 straight point on his own to put Harrisburg on top 40-34 with 17:18 to go

-The Lion's largest lead of the game came in the second half as Ryan Bollinger made a layup, putting the Lion's on top 51-40

- In total the game featured seven tie and seven lead changes. Frostburg led by as many as four on several occasions throughout the game. Harrisburg ran away with things in the second by establishing its 11-point lead

Harrisburg Leaders
Khalil White: 16 points, 3 assist, 3 rebounds

Jazmon Harris: 11 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists

Lamar Thomas: 11 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist

Frostburg State Leaders
Tyler Michael: 19 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals

Edwin Cole: 12 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal

Gregory Gibbs: 7 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal 

Up Next
Penn State Harrisburg will travel to St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday December 10th. Game time is scheduled for 4 pm