Men's Basketball Fall to Cazenovia on the Road

Men's Basketball Fall to Cazenovia on the Road

Game Highlights:  

   * Final Score: Bryn Athyn College:  66 , Cazenovia College: 69

   * Records: Bryn Athyn (10-14, 8-11 NEAC) Cazenovia (8-16, 8-9 NEAC)

   * Location: Cazenovia, N.Y.

How It Happened:

Bryn Athyn College started the contest against Cazenovia College on a quick 5-0 start before the Wildcats connected with their first basket. The Lion's extension would stretch to as many as 12 points, 32-20, on a lay up by Stephan Tucker with 3:54 left to play in the first half. The Lions took a nine point lead at half time, 34-25. 

In the second half, the Wildcats saw their first lead at the 15:15 mark to go ahead 43-42. Roughly 15 seconds later, their advantage was shut down by Devante Laws who put the Wildcats behind again on a long range jumper. The Lions' lead would go back to eight points, 61-53, when Rahim Washington made back to back layups with 6:03 remaining. The Wildcats would tie the game up one last time at 64-64 after going on an 11-3 run. At the one minute mark, a jumper by Austin Nyekan allowed Bryn Athyn to be ahead one last time, 66-64. From there, the Wildcats put on a clutch performance to escape the Lion's wrath and win 69-66. 

Lions Top Performers:

Troy Steed finished with game high 20 points on 9-of-18 (50%) shooting from the field. 

* Tucker was perfect 6-of-6 (100%) from the field onto his 12 points.

Wildcats Top Performers:  

* Will Thompson paced the Wildcats with team high 15 points.

* Michael Delucca and Nicholas Filippi scored 14 and 13 points respectively.

Next Game:  

Men's Basketball will wrap up their regular season tomorrow, Saturday February 18, at Morrisville State in a 3:00 p.m. NEAC contest.