Men’s Basketball Returns to Winning Ways
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University’s men’s basketball team defeated future Capital Athletic Conference foe Penn State Harrisburg 80-61 in non-conference action on Tuesday night. The Saints snap a four-game losing-streak and move to 2-4 overall on the year.
Antonio Rouse led the Saints with a game-high 14 points while Brenden Cuyler and Rick Narcisse both added 10 for the Blue and White.
Marcus Carmon led Marymount with a game-best seven rebounds and two blocks while Rouse dished out five assists.
The Saints jumped out to an early 10-0 lead and held the Lions (2-4) scoreless for nearly four minutes. They would push their lead to 17 with 3:15 remaining in the frame courtesy of a 25-4 run over a nine minute span before taking a 38-23 lead going into halftime.
Coming out of the break, the Saints quickly pushed their lead into the 20’s while Penn State Harrisburg couldn’t get back within at least 15 points until 96 seconds remained on the clock.
Alberto De Los Santos and Jordan Gatchell both led the Lions with 11 points each.
Marymount returns to the hardwood on Saturday as it continues CAC play on the road at St. Mary’s (Md.).