LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Lance McDowell scored 19 points, and Khalif Foster and Jon Breeden each contributed 15 as visiting West Chester University topped host Lock Haven, 88-76, in a PSAC men's basketball contest inside Thomas Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.
Lock Haven falls to 0-7 overall and 0-6 in conference play while West Chester improves to 6-4 and 3-3 with the win.
The Bald Eagles trailed by 12 at the break (46-34) and by as many as 18 points in the second, but Lock Haven continued to press.
In the end West Chester proved too strong thanks to four players in double figures in the scoring column. McDowell led the way for West Chester with a game-high 19 points. McDowell was 8-for-14 from the field and also grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.
A huge key for the Golden Rams was their 30-for-36 outing at the free-throw stripe. A huge spark in WCU’s 83 percent night at the charity stripe was Breeden’s 13-for-13 outing. He finished with 15 points and a game-high six assists.
Lock Haven freshman Terrell Johnson netted a career-high 18 points to lead four Bald Eagles in double figures. Andre Rivers added a career-high 16 points for The Haven. Anthony Baker and Lucas Mosca added 12 and 11 points, respectively. Baker also had a team-best eight rebounds.
Mosca added a team-high five assists in a solid all-around effort for the Bald Eagles.
With the win, the Golden Rams bounced back from yesterday’s 92-86 loss at Edinboro.
West Chester is off until the New Year. The Golden Rams hit the court next at IUP on Friday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Information courtesy of West Chester University