Photo by Robert Cifone
HIALEAH, Fla. --- Carlow University men's basketball lost its
final game in the Sunshine State, 102-61, to Florida National
The Conquistadors (11-6) went on a 23-3 run to start the game,
taking a 50-25 lead into halftime over the Celtics (0-14).
Sophomore Ernest Howard (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
put up 16 of Carlow's 18 points to begin the second half, but it
was not enough to chip away at the Conquistadors' lead.
Howard scored a career- and season-high 25 points to lead the
Celtics, shooting a blistering 12 for 13 from the field and pulling
down six boards. Eugene Goodwine (FR/Pittsburgh,
Pa.) dished out six assists.
Florida National shot the lights out, shooting 59.7 percent from
the field and 87 percent from the free throw line. The
Conquistadors scored 26 points off Carlow turnovers.
The Celtics return to action on the road Jan. 4 at NCAA DII
Fairmont State for a 12 p.m. game.
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