MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. --- Carlow University men's basketball
kicked off its Florida trip with a 92-70 loss at St. Thomas
A full court press by the Bobcats (7-2) forced Carlow turnovers
early and St. Thomas went on a 12-0 run before Rece
Henneman (SR/Clarksville, Pa.) sunk a trey to put the
Celtics (13-0) on the board.
Brothers and Winchester, Va. products
Michael and Eric Truong
added a pair of treys to make the score 29-14 with 9:12 left in the
A pull-up three by Swade
Redman (JR/Jeannette, Pa.) put Carlow within 10
points (31-21) with under five minutes remaining in the half.
Tre' Harvey (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) sunk a
three in transition and Carlow forced a turnover to keep the
The Celtics were down 34-28 before a bucket and a pair of threes
by the Bobcats once against extended their lead. Carlow went into
the locker room at halftime trailing, 42-30.
The Bobcats went on a 12-4 run to begin the second half, but the
Celtics continued to battle.
Carlow snagged several steals but missed a few easy baskets, and
St. Thomas pulled ahead, 59-43, with 12 minutes remaining in the
Foul trouble allowed the Bobcats a 1-and-1 bonus situation with
eight minutes left in the half, where they shot 66.7 percent on the
Carlow cut the St. Thomas lead to 70-61 with five minutes
remaining after a few strong buckets in the paint by Marcus
Millien (SO/Orlando, Fla.).
Several treys throughout the tail end of the game allowed to
Bobcats to maintain the lead and earn the eventual win.
St. Thomas' forwards made it tough for Carlow in the box, and
the Bobcats out-rebounded the Celtics, 56-35, on the night.
Despite a few hot streaks, each team shot just 40 percent from
beyond the arc, and St. Thomas shot only four percent better from
Michael Truong led the team with 15 points in just 13 minutes of
action. He was 5 for 6 with three treys and 2 for 2 from the
Harvey shot 50 percent from the field and added 14 points, and
Eugene Goodwine (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) picked
up four steals.
Carlow faces Florida National University for its final game in
the Sunshine State. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
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