Men’s Basketball loses close game on Fifth Ave. against Chatham

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Rece Henneman at the foul linePhoto by Robert Cifone

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PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University lost a tight contest down the street, 82-74, to Chatham University Wednesday.

The Celtics (0-7) battled the Cougars (3-2) throughout the game, coming from behind several times to keep the score close. The teams entered halftime with Chatham holding a slim, 37-34, lead over the Celtics.

In the second half, Chatham led by 17 points with under 10 minutes remaining in the game. Rece Henneman (SR/Clarksville, Pa.) sunk both his foul shots to cut the Chatham lead to 66-61 with under five minutes to play. At the line again just 30 seconds later, Henneman hit his free throws to put Carlow within three points of the Cougars.

Carlow and Chatham traded three-pointers as time ticked away. The Celtics were forced to foul to regain possession, and the Cougars converted at the line.

Henneman ended the night with a game-high 24 points for the Celtics and Marcus Millien (SO/Orlando, Fla.) added 12.

Three Cougars scored in double digits, and the team shot 76.5 percent from the foul line compared to Carlow's 62.5 percent on the night. Carlow shot almost five percent better than Chatham from the field but committed 23 turnovers.

Carlow travel to Findlay (Ohio) Nov. 26 for a 7 p.m. game. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.

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