Men’s Basketball toppled by Alice Lloyd College on the road

Karina Graziani -

The Celtics pass the ball up the courtPhoto by Robert Cifone

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PIPPA PASSES, Ky. --- Carlow University men's basketball lost a River States Conference game against Alice Lloyd College, 105-73, on the road Thursday.

The Celtics (1-22, 0-10 RSC) scored the first basket of the game eight seconds in, a three-pointer by sophomore Marcus Millien (Orlando, Fla.). Carlow kept it within a few points before the Eagles (11-11, 5-5 RSC) found a groove, going on a 19-5 run to lead, 27-14, with under 12 minutes remaining in the half.

Alice Lloyd continued to tack on the points, leading 54-31 heading into halftime. Carlow could not overcome the deficit, as the Eagles out-scored the Celtics, 51-43, in the second half.

The Eagles out-rebounded the Celtics, 44-33, made 11 three-pointers and shot 51.3 percent from the field on the night compared to Carlow's 44.4 percent.

Alice Lloyd's Blake Smith scored 29 points in just a little over 25 minutes on the court, shooting 12 for 18 from the field. The Celtics shot 64.7 percent from the foul line.

Millien led the team with 18 points, including four treys.

Tre' Harvey (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) was 2 for 2 from the foul line with 16 points, and Jenkins Kimber (JR/Philadelphia, Pa.) added 12 points off the bench.

The Celtics finish up their Kentucky road trip at Asbury University on Feb. 1. The RSC game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start, and links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/MBB_1920.

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