White Leads Harrisburg to Tip-Off Tournament Win

White Leads Harrisburg to Tip-Off Tournament Win

Middletown, Pa.-  The Penn State Harrisburg men's basketball team defeated TCNJ this afternoon to win the 2016 Penn State Harrisburg Tip-Off Tournament. The Lion's beat New Rochelle yesterday afternoon in the first round. Today, Khalil White led the Blue and White with 33 points as the Lion's went on to win 74-68. 

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

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


Kevin Johnson, Jordan Glover, Eric Murdock, Corey Stanford, Bobby Brackett   


Penn State Harrisburg: 3-0

TCNJ: 2-1

Team Stats

Field Goal Shooting (%): Harrisburg 26-55 (47%) TCNJ 19-53 (39%)

Three Point Shooting (%): Harrisburg 6-14 (43%) 4-23 (17%)

Free Throw Shooting (%): Harrisburg 16-26 (62%) TCNJ 26-33 (79%)

Rebounds: Harrisburg 38 TCNJ 33

Assists: Harrisburg 14 TCNJ 2

Turnovers: Harrisburg 16 TCNJ 10

Blocked Shots: Harrisburg 3 TCNJ 2

Steals: Harrisburg 4 TCNJ 8

Game Highlights:

-Penn State Harrisburg jumped out to an early 13-4 lead after the first five minutes thanks to an impressive effort by Khalil White. White scored all of the Lion's first thirteen points

-Jazmon Harris and John Ukpaiama added four more points to Harrisburg's lead heading into the final seven minutes of play

-The Lion's led the visitors 37-26 heading into halftime. White led the Blue and White with a season high total of 22 points in the first half alone

-TCNJ went on an 11 point run in the second half to bring the game only seven points behind Harrisburg, 47-40

-With only five minutes to go Harrisburg led by only three points

-Kahlil Williams put Harrisburg back on track by sinking two straight layups to put Harrisburg on top at 62-57

-White sank his final three of the day to give Harrisburg an 11 point lead

-Marquise Daniels secured the Lion's win with 6 straight free throws to give the Blue and White the win

Harrisburg Leaders:

Khalil White: 33 points, 2 assists

Kahlil Williams: 10 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists

Gbolahan Alliyu: 17 rebounds, 3 blocks, 1 steal, 2 assists

TCNJ Leaders:

Bobby Brackett: 22 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal

Corey Stanford: 11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal

Eric Murdock Jr: 9 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist

Up Next

Penn State Harrisburg will host Susquehanna on Sunday November 27th at 2 pm