Lion's Fall Short to Marymount in OT

Lion's Fall Short to Marymount in OT
Marymount, Va.- The Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team put in a gritty effort at Marymount (Va.) but the home team finished two free throws in over time with one second to go to seal their 78-76 victory over Harrisburg.

Penn State Harrisburg 76 Marymount 78 

Penn State Harrisburg Starters
Kahlil Williams, Gbolahan Alliyu, Jazmon Harris, Ibn-Haneef Nelson, Marquese Daniels

Marymount Starters
Dimitri Rucker, Alex Danko, Ibrahim Kamara, Michael Anderson, Brandon Rogers

Penn State Harrisburg (6-10, 3-6 CAC)

Marymount (8-8, 5-4 CAC)

Team Stats
Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 21-60 (35%) Marymount 18-51 (35%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 5-16 (31%) Marymount 4-20 (20%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 29-40 (72%) Marymount 38-51 (74%)

Rebounds: Harrisburg 42 Marymount 37

Assists: Harrisburg 11 Marymount 8

Turnovers: Harrisburg 20 Marymount 16

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 3 Marymount 7

Steals: Harrisburg 3 Marymount 8

Game Highlights
-The Lion's got off to a great start at the beginning of the match, jumping out to an early 12-5 lead thanks to two three pointers in the first 5 minutes of the game. The home team responded with a 6-0 run to tie the match up with 11:46 in the first. Marymount added 15 straight points at the end of the first to lead Harrisburg by 11 points before the Lion's dominated the second half to come from behind and tie the game up

-Marymount continued to lead for the majority of the second half before the Lion's tied the game up thanks to a layup and free throw by Williams with 2:29 to go in regulation

-Jazmon Harris hit a three point jumper with ten seconds to go in the second half to tie the match up and send the game to overtime

-Both sides battled back and forth for the lead throughput overtime before Marymount finished four straight free throws to seal the game

-Kahlil Williams dominated both sides of the court for Harrisburg with 36 points and 10 rebounds. Ibn-Haneef Nelson posted 12 points of his own and 4 rebounds

Up Next

Penn State Harrisburg will host St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday January 21st at 3 pm