Harrisburg Drops Final Game to Marymount 66-53

Harrisburg Drops Final Game to Marymount 66-53

Middletown, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team fell in their final match of the season against the visiting Marymount (Va.) Saints. The visitors first half lead proved to be too much for the Lion's as they fell at home 66-53. The men also celebrated the careers of seniors Jazmon Harris and Marquese Daniels

Penn State Harrisburg 53 Marymount (Va.) 66 

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Jazmon Harris, Khalil White, Marquese Daniels, Gbolahan Alliyu, Kahlil Williams 

Marymount Starters

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


Penn State Harrisburg: (9-16, 6-12 CAC)

Marymount: (12-13, 9-9 CAC)

Game Highlights
-Both teams exchanged buckets in the first eight minutes before the Lion's pulled ahead with 12:55 to go in the first thanks to a jumper by Davis Luethke and two baskets from John Ukpaiama. Harrisburg pulled ahead to lead by eight with 7:39 in the first

-Marymount responded with their own 12-2 run to overtake the lead at 26-24. The visitors added eight more to their tally in the final minutes in the first to lead at halftime 34-26

-Penn State Harrisburg struggled throughout the first five minutes in the second half as Marymount added 7 straight points to lead 41-28 before Kahlil Williams and Khalil White began to slow them down adding two buckets each

-Although the Lion's never gave up in the second half they could not overcome the visitors lead at the end of the first and start of the second half

-Kahlil Williams tallied 12 points and 2 rebounds for the Lion's with Khalil White close behind with 11 points and 2 rebounds