Monday, February 12, 2018

Lycoming Warriors look to keep pace for top MAC Commonwealth spot

Coach Guy Rancourt and the Warriors host Lebanon Valley on Tuesday.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Looking to keep pace for the No. 1 seed in the MAC Commonwealth, the 16th-ranked Lycoming College men’s basketball team will look to avenge an earlier defeat when it hosts Lebanon Valley on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Lamade Gym.


The Warriors (19-4 overall, 10-4 MAC Commonwealth) dropped a close game to Stevenson in its last outing, 71-68. Freshman Ramadan Jennings notched his second 20-point effort in three games, scoring 20 points to go with seven rebounds. Senior Chris Wallace recorded his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Lebanon Valley (14-9 overall, 8-6 MAC Commonwealth) dropped its third straight game when it fell to Arcadia, 69-60. The Flying Dutchmen are led by two of the top three scorers in the conference in Sam Light and Andy Orr.

Warrior Notes
• With a win today, Lycoming will record back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time in program history.

• With 1,188 career points, senior Chris Wallace needs 17 more to pass Matt Stackhouse (2000-04) for 19th in program history.

• With one more steal, Wallace will become the third Warrior in program history and the first since Jerald Williams (2009-13) to record back-to-back seasons with 50 or more steals.

• With 1,043 career points, senior Alex Newbold needs 18 more to pass Ihsaan Davis (2009-13) for 30th in program history.

• With four more assists, Newbold will become just the second player in program history and the first since Jonathan Pribble (2002-06) to post 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 200 assists in a career.

• Freshman Ramadan Jennings is the first Warrior freshmen to have two 20-point games in a season since junior T.J. Duckett had three such efforts in 2015-16.

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