Free throws not enough to lift Men’s Basketball past Midway (Ky.)

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Eugene Goodwine dribbles down the courtPhoto by Robert Cifone

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MIDWAY, Ky. --- Carlow University men's basketball shot 81 percent from the free throw line in a 114-95 loss to River States Conference opponent Midway (Ky.) University Saturday.

The Celtics (0-17, 0-5 RSC) shot 100 percent from the line in the first half, and cut the Midway lead to within five points with 10 minutes remaining. The Eagles (9-7, 3-2 RSC) gained momentum and led, 58-42, heading into the locker rooms at halftime.

Midway narrowly out-scored the Celtics, 56-53, in the second half for the win.

Carlow picked up 18 second-chance points to Midway's eight, but the Eagles added more points in the paint (77-56) and scored 52 points off the bench to Carlow's 23.

Marcus Millien (SO/Orlando, Fla.) was 4 for 4 at the line and scored 22 points to lead the Celtics. Jenkins Kimber (JR/Philadelphia, Pa.) was 5 for 6 at the line with 17 points and four assists, Eugene Goodwine (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) added 14 points and dished out six assists and Tre' Harvey (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) added 13 points in the effort.

Carlow returns to action on Tuesday, Jan. 14 to host Ohio Christian University for an 8 p.m. RSC game at Donahue Pavilion. Admission is free, and links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.

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