Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University men's basketball lost, 82-70,
to visiting Saint Vincent College Friday at Oakland Catholic High
Despite the final score, the Celtics (0-4) kept the game close
until the very end against the Bearcats (3-1).
Saint Vincent jumped out to an early lead in the first half, but
back-to-back threes from Tre' Harvey
(FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Marcus Millien
(SO/Orlando, Fla.) gave Carlow a five-point advantage at the
The Bearcats tied the game up and regained the lead with under
eight minutes remaining in the first half after an and-one
Saint Vincent stretched its lead out to 10 at the four-minute
mark, but Carlow battled back to keep it close, trailing 40-36, at
The Bearcats slowly gained momentum in the second half, taking
advantage of trips to the foul line and shooting 59.5 percent from
the field on the day. They out-scored the Celtics, 42-34, in the
Senior Rece Henneman (Clarksville, Pa.) led the
scoring effort for the Celtics with 27 points, and Millien added
18. Millien was 5 for 6 from the foul line and sunk three
Carlow shot just 50 percent from the line and missed a handful
of easy layups that could have turned the game around toward the
end. Toward the end, Carlow was forced to foul as time dwindled
down in order to regain possession.
The Celtics picked up almost twice as many fouls as the Bearcats
on the night.
Carlow travels to NCAA DII Glenville State College Sunday, Nov.
17 for a 2 p.m. game. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.
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