FROM STAFF REPORTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three Catholic University players scored in double figures to offset Frostburg State’s Christian Jackson’s game-high 29 points as the undefeated Cardinals beat the Bobcats 73-56 Wednesday evening.
Jackson led the Bobcats (2-3) for the fifth-straight game with his fourth game of scoring more than 20 points. He finished 10 of 23 with one for three and he made eight of 10 free throw attempts.
Sophomore Jabari Kamau led Frostburg State with seven rebounds.
Chris Kearney led the Cardinals with 20 points. He made eight baskets and sank four of his eight free throws. Shawn Holmes added 17 points and Steve Limberiou scored 14.
The Cardinals used a 14-4 run over the first five minutes of the second half to take a 48-35 lead.
With 14:08 remaining in the game, Jackson drew a foul on a three and hit all three shots from the line to pull the Bobcats within 10 at 48-38. Later, senior DeSean Antoine, who finished with eight points, hit a three and Jackson made a layup to pull FSU to within five, 52-47, with 11:03 remaining.
Catholic went on an 8-2 run over the final minutes to put the game away.
The Bobcats travel to Fredericksburg, Va., to open Capital Athletic Conference action with Mary Washington on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m.