St. Mary's Withstands Harrisburg

St. Mary's Withstands Harrisburg

St. Mary's, Md.- Penn State Harrisburg's bid for their second straight road win of the year came up short Saturday afternoon as the Lion's fell 84-88 to St. Mary's (Md.). Jazmon Harris led for Harrisburg with 26 points and 4 rebounds.

Penn State Harrisburg 84 St. Mary's (Md.) 88

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Gbolahan Alliyu, Jazmon Harris, Derek Coleman, Khalil White, Dante Brown

St. Mary's Starters

Delaszo Smith, Ochae Bynum, Jamal Murphy, Matt Ayoub, Lavonte Sanders

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 31-69 (44%) St. Mary's 31-58 (53%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 10-24 (41%) St. Mary's 7-14 (50%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 12-23 (52%) St. Mary's 19-40 (47%)

Assists: Harrisburg 10 St. Mary's 13

Turnovers: Harrisburg 14 St. Mary's 12

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 3 St. Mary's 4

Steals: Harrisburg 7 St. Mary's 8

Game Highlights:

-St. Mary's led for most of the first ten minutes before the Lion's tied it up with 10:58 to go with a layup from John Ukpaiama. Jazmon Harris gave Harrisburg their first lead of the day with a three-point jumper with 10 minutes to go

-Both teams went back and forth for the lead for the remainder of the first half. The Lion's took their largest lead with 1:51 to go thanks to a three from Khalil White and a jumper from Harris. St. Mary's fought back to tie the game up at 43 heading into halftime

-Just like the first half, both teams struggled to keep the lead in the second half. With 11:11 to go in the game, Harris sank a three to put the Lion's on top once again at 61-55. It wasn't long before St. Mary's battled back to tie the game up with less than 5 minutes to go

-Harris brought the Lion's within one of the home team with 10 second to go. St. Mary's sealed their win with 3 free throws in the final seconds of play

Harrisburg Leaders

Jazmon Harris: 26 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Khalil White: 16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists

Lamar Thomas: 15 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

St. Mary's Leaders

Ochae Bynum: 17 points, 1 rebounds, 3 assists

Jamal Murphy: 16 points, 3 rebounds

Matt Ayoub: 14 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal

Up Next

Harrisburg will travel to Delaware Valley on Monday December 19th. Game time is scheduled for 7 pm