Men’s Basketball drops nonconference game at NCAA DII UPJ

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Marcus Millien jump shotPhoto by Robert Cifone

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. --- Carlow University men's basketball lost a nonconference game, 101-81, to NCAA DII University of Pittsburgh Johnstown Wednesday on the road.

The Celtics (0-3) got off to a slow start against the Mountain Cats (2-1), falling behind 43-27 heading into halftime.

Carlow tried to mount a comeback in the second half, chipping away at the Mountain Cat lead little by little, but the first half deficit was too much to overcome.

Despite the loss, sophomore Marcus Millien (Orlando, Fla.) put up a staggering 33 points. He was 3 for 5 from the line and made eight treys.

Tre' Harvey (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) added his third double-digit game of the season with 11 points.

UPJ out-rebounded the Celtics, 48-25, and the Mountain Cats shot 56.9 percent from the field. Carlow shot just 39.7 percent from the field.

The Celtics host NCAA DIII Saint Vincent College Friday, Nov. 15 at Oakland Catholic High School. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m., and links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.

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