Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Despite a strong start, Carlow University men's
basketball lost, 95-61, to visiting California (Pa.) University
Tuesday at Donahue Pavilion.
The Celtics (0-12) came out of the gate strong and shot well,
but the Vulcans (6-3) went on a 32-10 run that would put them
ahead, 51-26, at halftime.
The referees called very few fouls in the first half, sending
the Vulcans to the line five times, while Carlow did not earn a
single free throw.
The Celtics kept the score within or under the 20-point deficit
well into the second half, but could not seem to catch up. Carlow
had a difficult time stopping the Vulcans' leading scorer, Brent
Pegram, who put up 36 points on the night.
Carlow shot just 39.3 percent from the field, but shot well from
the free throw line, sinking 10 of 13.
The Celtics committed 22 costly turnovers to California's
Senior Rece Henneman (Clarksville, Pa.) shot 50
percent from the field to led the team with 12 points. Tre'
Harvey (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) added 11 points and four
assists, and Eugene Goodwine (FR/Pittsburgh,
Pa.) and Marcus Millien (SO/Orlando, Fla.)
each added two treys and 10 points apiece.
The Celtics hop a flight to Florida tomorrow to face St. Thomas
University and Florida National University on Dec. 19 and 20. Links
to live coverage can be found online at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.
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