Lions Hold Off Shoremen, 85-78

Lions Hold Off Shoremen, 85-78

Marshall Leads Shoremen With 20 Points

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting Penn State-Harrisburg built a 10 point lead early in the second half and held off multiple rallies by host Washington College to post an 85-78 win in a non-conference men's basketball game played today at the Cain Athletic Center in Chestertown, Maryland.

Penn State-Harrisburg 85, Washington College 78

How It Happened
- The Shoremen jumped out to a 7-0 lead 2:16 into the game on a three pointer from Dallas Marshall and led 13-3 with 15:09 left in the opening half following a jumper from Marshall.
- Washington led 21-15 following a jump shot from Marshall before the Lions went on an 11-0 run to take their first lead of the game and to take the lead for good at 26-21 with 6:03 to go in the half following three free throws from Donyae Baylor-Carroll.
- A jump shot from Baylor-Carroll with one minute to go gave Penn State-Harrisburg a 42-35 lead at the halftime break.
- Two free throws from Baylor-Carroll gave the Lions their largest lead of the game at 46-36 with 18:47 to go, but the Shoremen went on a 9-0 run over the next 52 seconds to cut the lead to 46-45 with 17:55 left. Alec Lewis started the run with a traditional three point play, then stole the inbounds pass and made a jump shot to cut the lead to five. Tray Wright then came up with a steal and went coast-to-coast for a layup, and Lewis capped the quick run with a layup following a steal from Austin Allen.
- Penn State-Harrisburg countered with an 8-2 run to push the lead back up to seven at 54-47 with 16:07 to play following two free throws from Zegary Scott III.
- Washington cut the lead to a single possession on multiple occasions and cut the lead to one point at 70-69 with 5:58 to go following a three pointer from Dilyn Becker. The Lions, however, countered with a 10-2 run to take an 80-71 lead with 1:58 to go following a jumper from Pedro Rodriguez.
- The Shoremen scored the next five points to cut the lead to 80-76 with 31 seconds left on a free throw from Daniel Brown, but the Lions went 5-for-6 from the free throw line after that to seal the win.

For the Shoremen (2-3)
- Marshall (20 points, three blocks), Wright (12 points, game best four steals), Lewis (12 points), Brown (10 points, two steals, two blocks).
- The Shoremen shot 41.9% (26-for-62) from the floor in the loss, 37.5% (9-for-24) from three point range, and 58.6% (17-for-29) at the free throw line.
- Washington turned the ball over seven times, while forcing 14 turnovers from the Lions, which they turned into 18 points.

For Penn State-Harrisburg (4-1)
- Dylan Daniels (20 points, 11 rebounds, eight blocks), Nate Curry (16 points), Scott III (15 points, nine assists, six rebounds), Baylor-Carroll (15 points, two steals), Rodriguez (12 points, nine rebounds).
- The Lions shot 45.8% (27-for-59) from the floor in the win, 31.6% (6-for-19) from three point range, and 80.6% (25-for-31) from the free throw line.
- Penn State-Harrisburg held a commanding 45-30 advantage in rebounds.

Notes
- Marshall was named the Goose Nation TV Shoremen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in his career and the Player Of The Game for the 14th time in his career overall.

Up Next for the Shoremen
11/26 @ #1 Swarthmore - 6:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game.)
- Game will be the Centennial Conference opener for the Shoremen.