Saturday's Men's Hoop Recap
Catholic 69, Dickinson 67
Chris Barsanti and Gerry Wixted each had 15 points as the Red Devils squandered a nine-point lead with 3:20 left against the Cardinals.
Franklin & Marshall 64, Oneonta 46
Georgio Milligan scored 16 points to lead No. 17 Franklin & Marshall to 64-46 victory over Oneonta to win the Lancaster Rotary – F&M Tip-Off Tournament. Milligan was named the tournament's MVP for the third consecutive year while the Diplomats won its annual tip-off tournament for the 24th time. The senior finished with six boards, four steals and shot 6-for-12 from the floor.
Gettysburg 62, Drew 58 (OT)
For the third straight game to start the season, the Gettysburg College men's basketball team worked overtime, but this time the Bullets came out on top, defeating Drew University 62-58 in the consolation game of the Gettysburg Days Inn Tournament on Saturday. Junior forward Alex Zurn scored a team-high 19 points for Gettysburg (1-2) and made a pair of crucial rebounds in the final minute to help preserve the victory. He was named to the all-tournament team after his 21-point showing in the opening round.
Haverford 64, Merchant Marine 51
Led by sophomore Brett Cohen's double-double (20 points and 14 rebounds), the Haverford College men's basketball team secured their first win of the 2011-12 season, a 64-51 victory in the 20th Annual Equinox Classic over Merchant Marine Academy at Gooding Arena. Also helping the Haverford cause was senior Bo Friddell with 15 points, five boards and three steals.
Salisbury 60, Johns Hopkins 49
Visiting Salisbury used a 19-9 run that spanned nearly eight minutes in the second half to pull away for a 60-49 win over Johns Hopkins in the championship game of the Pride of Maryland Tournament Saturday at Goldfarb Gym. The Blue Jays suffer their first loss of the season and fall to 2-1, while the Sea Gulls win their third straight to take home their first Pride of Maryland Championship.
McDaniel 53, Goucher 40
McDaniel jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the game's first 8:25 en route to a 53-40 non-conference men's basketball victory over Goucher in the seventh-place game of the 2011 Pride of Maryland Tournament on Saturday. Louis Sarris-Grau (Huntingdon Valley, Pa./Lower Moreland) registered 11 points to help the Green Terror (1-2) to its first win of the season and earn a spot on the all-tournament team. Cullen Murray-Kemp (Trappe, Md./Easton) led the way in the scoring column with 13 points while also grabbing eight boards. Evan Pupelis (Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset) pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds.
Muhlenberg 99, Immaculata 83
Malique Killing poured in 30 points and Spencer Liddic added 21 and 16 rebounds as Muhlenberg won its Scotty Wood tournament.
Coast Guard 77, Swarthmore 74
The Swarthmore College men's basketball team (0-3) yet again fell in heartbreaking fashion, losing to the United States Coast Guard Academy Bears 77-74 in its final game of the 20th Annual Equinox Classic at Haverford College's Gooding Arena. The Garnet were led by stalwart efforts by junior Will Gates (27 points and seven boards) sophomore Jay Kober (15 points) and sophomore Jordan Federer (9 points, 5 assists). For his outstanding effort, Gates was named to the Equinox Classic All-Tournament team for the third consecutive season. Gates scored 16 of his game-high 27 points in the second half on 5-of-10 shooting.
Ursinus 78, Plattsburgh State 67
Ursinus College junior forward Jon Ward (Allentown, Pa./Parkland) poured in 23 points, with sophomore guard Jesse Krasna (Fairless Hills, Pa./Neshaminy) and sophomore guard Pat Vasturia (Medford, N.J./Bishop Eustace) each going for 13 as Ursinus cracked the win column for the first time in 2011 with a 78-67 win over Plattsburgh State Saturday at the University of Rochester Chuck Resler Tournament.
Washington College 81, Stevenson 62
Senior guard Kevin Breslin (Hagerstown, MD/St. Maria Goretti) and senior guard Sal Schittino (Ellicott City, MD/Loyola Blakefield) scored 22, a game-high, and 20 points respectively as Washington College topped Stevenson University, 81-62, at the Decker Sports and Recreation Center in the consolation final of the Pride of Maryland Tournament Presented By The Maryland Lottery on Saturday night in non-conference men's basketball action. The Shoremen, who claimed fifth place, improve to 2-1 on the year, while the Mustangs, who finished sixth in the tournament, drop to 1-2.