Mount Aloysius 113
CRESSON – The Mount Aloysius men’s basketball team nearly pulled off the upset over conference leader Medaille College before falling 116-113 in overtime on Saturday.
With the scored notched at 96-96, Mount Aloysius had possession with 6.4 seconds to go in regulation. Mount Aloysius junior Howard Ferguson drove to basket, but had his shot rim out, sending the game into overtime.
Medaille’s Ricky Reed made a free throw with 2.4 seconds to go in the extra period to give the Mavericks the 3-point lead.
Mount Aloysius almost put the game into a second overtime, but Joey Stephenson’s
3-pointer at the buzzer rattled out.
Ryan Besonson and Demetrius Davis led Mount Aloysius with 17 points apiece. Stephenson finished the game with 16 points.
Reed topped the Mavericks with a game-high 28 points.
IUP 73, Gannon 58
ERIE – Darryl Webb had
13 of his game-high 16 points in the second half to help IUP pull away from Gannon, and in the process become the all-time leading scorer in school history.
Webb needed three points to break Robert Misenko’s
15-year-old school mark and reached that figure when he made two free throws with 1:51 remaining in the first half.
The senior All-American then broke out of a short offensive slump over the final 20 minutes and finished the day with a career total of 1,729 points.
Mount Aloysius 56
CRESSON – Despite a game-high 16 points from junior Kaylee Keagy, the Mount Aloysius women’s basketball team fell to Medaille College, 85-56.
The Mounties played even with the Lady Mavericks through most of the first half.
A late rally, just before halftime, however, gave Medaille a 40-29 lead.
Tanisha Trafis and Meghan Dougherty paced the Mavericks with 15 points each. Shavonna Donald and Spring Krepps also scored in double-figures for Mount Aloysius. Donald had
11 points, and Krepps had 10 points.
IUP 62, Gannon 56
ERIE – IUP overcame second half foul trouble with clutch
3-point and free throw shooting and a solid defensive effort in a victory at Gannon, keeping the Crimson Hawks tied for first in the loss column in the PSAC West.
IUP (14-5, 6-1 PSAC West) has won 12 of its last 13 games and is one-half game behind Edinboro.
The Crimson Hawks entered the game No. 7 in the latest NCAA Atlantic Region rankings and improved to 27-8 in the PSAC West in three seasons under head coach Jeff Dow.
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