Harrisburg Falls to SUNY Canton in Sponaugle Tournament

Harrisburg Falls to SUNY Canton in Sponaugle Tournament

Lancaster, Pa.- Khalil White and Jazmon Harris posted game-highs of 19 points in the Lion's loss to SUNY Canton in the consolation match of the Sponaugle New Year's Tournament hosted by Franklin and Marshall on Tuesday January 3rd.

Penn State Harrisburg 66 SUNY Canton 83

SUNY Canton Starters
Walt Jeter, Laquan Robinson, Sam Annorh, Adrian Williamsn, Romario Fletcher

Penn State Harrisburg (4-7)
SUNY Canton (6-7)

Team Statistics
Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 27-62 (43%) SUNY Canton 28-74 (37%)
Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 8-23 (34%) SUNY Canton 7-21 (33%)
Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 4-9 (44%) SUNY Canton 20-27 (74%)
Rebounds: Harrisburg 42 SUNY Canton 45
Assists: Harrisburg 14 SUNY Canton 8
Turnovers: Harrisburg 22 SUNY Canton 13
Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 5 SUNY Canton 1
Steals: Harrisburg 9 SUNY Canton 14

Game Highlights
-Penn State Harrisburg jumped out to an early 13-6 lead, their largest lead of the game, only 3 minutes into the first half. SUNY Canton responded with their own 7-0 run to tie the match up at 13 a piece with 14:05 in the first.

-Harrisburg took back the lead thanks to three straight layups from three different Lion's to extend their lead to 19-13. Dante Brown added two more onto Harrisburg's tally with a dunk in the 10th minute of play. SUNY came up big with their own 13-0 run to take the lead with five minutes to go in the first. Canton held on to lead the Lion's by 9 at the half.

-Harrisburg fought hard throughout the second half to tie the match up but were unable to overcome SUNY Canton's first half lead. The Roos led by at least five throughout the first ten minutes before Harrisburg cut their lead to three with 9:24 remaining. Harrisburg was outscored 23-9 on the closing run

-Khalil White led for the Lion's on both ends of the court with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Jazmon Harris also scored 19 points of his own followed by 2 rebounds. 

Up Next
Penn State Harrisburg will host Southern Virginia on Thursday January 5th at 8 pm