Friday, November 30, 2018

Men's Basketball - Warriors look to bounce back against Stevenson

Image Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
Junior Devon Taylor and the Warriors head to Stevenson on Saturday.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - After falling at the buzzer in its MAC Commonwealth opener, the Lycoming College men's basketball team will look to bounce back against Stevenson University on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., in the Owings Mills Gymnasium. 

The Warriors (4-2 overall) were led by senior Darius James, who finished with 21 points and eight rebounds, in the team's 83-81 overtime loss to Albright. Freshman Markanthony Fidelis netted 23 points, while shooting 4-of-7 from three, and junior Devon Taylor also had a career-high 11 points. 


The Mustangs (4-1 overall, 1-0 MAC Commonwealth) are coming off an 84-79 victory over Lebanon Valley in their conference opener. Montaque Wright dropped in his second 20-point outing of the season, notching a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. 

Warrior Notes
• The Warriors are 10-7 all-time on Dec. 1, last beating Rutgers-Camden, 91-77, in 2013.

• Lycoming leads the MAC Commonwealth in 3-point field goal percentage (.378) and steals (10.0). 

• Lycoming leads the MAC Commonwealth with 5.33 blocks per game. Freshman D'Andre Edmond is tied for the league lead (2.3 per game). 

• Freshman Markanthony Fidelis needs five more points to reach 100 career points. He could become the fastest Warrior to reach the mark since junior college transfer Anthony Martin crossed 100 points in seven games in 2011-12.

• Lycoming has had at least one 20-point scorer in all six games this year, led by three such efforts from Fidelis.

• With the last of his 13 points against Albright, sophomore D'Yante Doughty reached the 300-point mark for his career. 
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