Friday, December 7, 2018

Men's Basketball - Warriors set for weekend matchup with preseason favorites

Image Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - After picking up their first conference win in on Wednesday, the Lycoming College men's basketball team will host preseason MAC Commonwealth favorite Arcadia University on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m., in Lamade Gymnasium. 

The Warriors (5-3 overall, 1-2 MAC Commonwealth) were led by sophomore D'Yante Doughty's 21 points in a 63-54 victory over Lebanon Valley. Senior Darius James had double-figure rebounds for the third time this season (10) and sophomore Darius Dangerfield added 12 points. 

The Knights (6-2 overall, 2-0 MAC Commonwealth) posted a 72-63 victory over Alvernia in its last outing. Sophomore Da'Kquan Davis led the way with 24 points and senior Phil Pierfy finished 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Warrior Notes 
• The Warriors are 15-8 all-time on Dec. 8, winning their last five on the date, including a 9072 win over Arcadia in 2012.

• Lycoming and Stevenson are the only MAC Commonwealth schools with two players ranked in the top ten in scoring: sophomore D'Yante Doughty (6th, 17.8) and freshman Markanthony Fidelis (10th, 15.6)  

• Doughty needs eight more points to reach 150 on the season. He could become the fastest to reach the milestone since Jonathan Pribble crossed the mark in seven games in 2005-06.

•The Warriors have three players in the top five in the conference for 3-pointers made: sophomore Darius Dangergield (t-3rd, 19), Doughty (t-4th, 17) and Fidelis (t-4th, 17).

• Senior Darius James is 19 points shy of reaching 600 in his career. • Junior Devon Taylor is three points shy of reaching 100 in his career.

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