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RELEASE DATE: 2/13/08

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kutztown hangs on for 94-91 win over Mansfield

Box Score

KUTZTOWN --  Kevin Hill scored 24 points but Kutztown held off a late Mansfield rally to register a 94-91 win in a PSAC East game Wednesday night in Decker Gymnasium.

Kutztown held a 36-34 lead at halftime and held a 79-69 lead with four minutes to play before Mansfield rallied behind Hill and John Hampton close to 91-88 with 27 second left. But Kutztown connected on 7-8 free throws in the last minute including 3-4 in the final 25 seconds to preserve the win.

Hill connected on eight 3-pointers for all of his 24 points. Hampton scored 16 points while freshman Yuseff Carr added 12 points.

Kutztown was led by Dave Ben with a game-high 25 points including 13-14 on free throws. Nate Edwards and Stephen Dennis each scored 17 points.

Kutztown keeps on top of the PSAC East with a 7-1 conference mark while Mansfield falls to 3-5 in the PSAC East and 15-8 overall.

The Mountaineers travel to Cheyney this Saturday.

 

Newspaper Box Score

Kutztown University vs Mansfield University

02-13-08 7:30 pm at Decker Gymnasium

At Decker Gymnasium

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY 94, MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY 91

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY (15-7 (7-1))

BEN, Dave 5-12 13-14 25; DENNIS, Stephen 7-16 3-3 17; nate edwards 5-11 4-6

17; WOODLIN, Andre 6-13 2-2 14; WASHINGTON, Ryan 2-3 3-5 7; COOMBS, Jeremy

3-4 1-4 7; BOWER, Mark 2-3 0-0 4; HAFERA, Kevin 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 30-63

29-38 94.

MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY (15-8 (3-5))

HILL, Kevin 8-13 0-0 24; HAMPTON, John 7-16 0-0 16; CARR, Yuseff 4-6 4-6 12;

LAWLEY, Brandon 3-5 2-2 8; PENDER, Chris 2-6 3-3 7; OWENS, Lavail 3-8 1-2 7;

HENDERSON, Armen 1-3 1-2 4; LUARASI, Dhimitri 2-3 0-0 4; SMITH, Brandon 2-2

0-0 4; NORRIS, Rodney 1-1 1-2 3; GREENE, Chris 1-4 0-2 2; CALLAHAN, Ryan 0-4

0-0 0. Totals 34-71 12-19 91.

Kutztown University...........   36   58  -   94

Mansfield University..........   34   57  -   91

3-point goals-Kutztown University 5-11 (nate edwards 3-5; BEN, Dave 2-4;

WOODLIN, Andre 0-1; DENNIS, Stephen 0-1), Mansfield University 11-24 (HILL,

Kevin 8-12; HAMPTON, John 2-6; HENDERSON, Armen 1-2; PENDER, Chris 0-2;

OWENS, Lavail 0-1; CALLAHAN, Ryan 0-1). Fouled out--Kutztown

University-None, Mansfield University-None. Rebounds-Kutztown University 38

(WASHINGTON, Ryan 6; nate edwards 6), Mansfield University 39 (CARR, Yuseff

8). Assists-Kutztown University 18 (DENNIS, Stephen 6), Mansfield University

21 (OWENS, Lavail 5; HAMPTON, John 5). Total fouls-Kutztown University 18,

Mansfield University 27. A-503

 

 

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