Cumberland Times-News

November 21, 2013

Potomac misses buzzer-beater

Dundalk outlasts Cats, 79-77; FSU loses at Mount Aloysius

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— KEYSER, W.Va. — Potomac State had a chance to force overtime with a last-second shot from the top of the key, but the Catamounts were unable to convert and fell, 79-77, to Dundalk Thursday in Keyser.

The Cats led 38-36 at halftime and led by as much as 10 at one point during the second half, but they found themselves trailing by four with a minute left in regulation. They managed to tie the score with 27 seconds left and almost managed to trap the Lions as they crossed the half-court line. Dundalk escaped the trap with a time out and set up a score that gave them a 79-77 lead with 8.4 seconds remaining.

PSC got a look at a bucket at the buzzer, but saw the Lions come away with the rebound and the win.

Denzel Dulin knocked down 12 field goals as part of a game-high 27 points for Dundalk. Malachy Onwudiegwu added 11 points.

Potomac State was led by Reggie Baker and his 23 points on nine field goals. Jamal Ferguson scored 13 points and Derondell Jenkins added 12.

The Catamounts are at Chesapeake on Friday, Dec. 6.

Mount Aloysius     98

Frostburg State     76

CRESSON, PA. — Junior Jabari Kamau posted a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds, but Frostburg State suffered a road loss at Mount Aloysius Thursday evening.

The Bobcats slipped to 0-3, while the Mounties improved to 2-1 behind a win in their first home game of the season.

The Mounties led by as many as 20 points, 46-26, in the first before settling on a 16-point cushion at the break. Mt. Aloysius pushed its lead to 30 points on two occasions in the second half, the final time with 5:26 to play.

FSU closed the game with a 16-8 scoring advantage to bring the final count to 98-76.

Kamau led all Bobcat players with his 23-point, 11-rebound performance. He was the lone starter to score in double figures, but sophomore Kurt Gangler posted 19 points off the bench. Sophomore starter Nick Smoot contributed eight points.

Shawn Greenfield led both teams with 28 points to accent three Mt. Aloysius starters in double figures. Dillon Bender made four three-pointers and finished with 21 points, while Davario Barksdale added 13.

Frostburg returns to action on Saturday when it hosts No. 25 Virginia Wesleyan at 1 p.m.