Newport Shoots its Way to 73-55 Victory Over Harrisburg

Newport Shoots its Way to 73-55 Victory Over Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg 55 Christopher Newport 73  

Penn State Harrisburg Starters
Jazmon Harris, Derek Coleman, Marquese Daniels, Gbolahan Alliyu, Kahlil Williams

Christopher Newport Starters
Marcus Carter, Kevin Regimbal, Rayshard Brown, Justin Hampton, Tim Daly

Penn State Harrisburg: (6-9, 3-5 CAC)

Christopher Newport: (13-2, 7-1 CAC)

Team Stats:
Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 18-49 (36%) Newport 23-49 (46%)  
Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 2-10 (20%) Newport 8-20 (40%)
Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 17-25 (68%) Newport 19-36 (52%)
Rebounds: Harrisburg 34 Newport 38
Assists: Harrisburg 4 Newport 11
Turnovers: Harrisburg 10 Newport 11
Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 3 Newport 2
Steals: Harrisburg 5 Newport 2

Game Highlights:
-Both sides battled to hold on to the lead in the first ten minutes of the game before the Captains jumped out to an 11-8 lead with 11:56 to go. Ibn-Haneef Nelson put Harrisburg back on track with a three-point jump shot to tie the game up at 11. Kahlil Williams added two more to the Lion's lead with a layup with 8:41 to go

-With under seven minutes to go the Lion's pulled ahead for their largest lead of the day as Ryan Bollinger finished a three followed by a dunk by John Ukpaiama. Newport regrouped with a 10-0 run to lead the Lion's 26-21. Newport led at the half 30-23

-At the start of the second, Newport pulled ahead to extend their lead. Harrisburg fought back throughout the first eight minutes to tie the match up and pull ahead thanks to a jumper from Ryan Bollinger. Newport responded with two straight threes to take back the lead

-Newport finished the second half with an 11-0 run to lead Harrisburg 70-50 with 3:09 to go. The Lion's could not fight out of their second half slump and fell to the Captains 73-55 

Individual Leaders:
Penn State Harrisburg
Kahlil Williams: 12 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal

Ibn-Haneef Nelson: 11 points, 2 rebounds

Marquese Daniels: 6 points, 4 rebounds

Christopher Newport
Rayshard Brown: 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists

Tim Daly: 15 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists

Marcus Carter: 17 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist

Up Next:
Penn State Harrisburg will travel to Marymount (Va.) on Wednesday January 18th at 8 pm