Middletown, Pa.- After a few big stops in the last minutes of play, the Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team came away with their fourth conference win of the season against the visiting Seahawks on Saturday January 21st. Marquese Daniels led all scorers with 20 in Harrisburg's 65-61 win.
Penn State Harrisburg 65 St. Mary's 61
Penn State Harrisburg Starters
St. Mary's Starters
Tre Mouton, Lavonte Sanders, Delaszo Smith, Matt Ayoub, Chris Craft Jr.
Penn State Harrisburg: (7-10, 4-6 CAC)
St. Mary's: (8-9, 3-7 CAC)
-With 12 minutes to go in the first half, Harrisburg trailed by 8 points before four Lion's worked together to tie the game up at 20. The Seahawks responded with their own 8-0 run but were stopped by Jazmon Harris with his own three pointer and layup. Nelson Jones jumper at the end of the first half but the visitors lead to three
-Penn State Harrisburg came out hot at the start of the second half with two back to back trey's from Harris and Marquese Daniels who quickly tied the game up at the start of the half. Both teams struggled to find the basket for the next three minutes. For the next ten minutes there would be several lead changes and turnovers by both sides
-Davis Luethke's three pointer in the sixth minute gave the Lion's their largest lead of the half so far with five minutes to go. Daniels added three more onto their lead with a three with 4:30 to go
-The Seahawks finished three free throws in the last minute of the game but the Lion's late lead sealed their fourth conference win of the year
-Marquese Daniels led for all scorers with 20 points and 4 rebounds. Daniels finished 7 of the Lion's first 9 points to put Harrisburg in line for a successful game
Penn State Harrisburg will travel to York (Pa.) on Wednesday January 25th for an 8 pm tip-off.