Penn Handily Defeated By Marist 76-62
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Khallid Hart paced Marist with 21 points in getting past Pennsylvania 76-62 on Sunday.
Chavaughn Lewis scored 14 while Adam Kemp and Manny Thomas had 12 points each for Marist.
Pennsylvania (2-7) led the first seven minutes of the game but they were outscored by the Red Foxes 38-14 over the final thirteen minutes and Marist was up 47-24 at the break.
Penn’s fortune improved little in the second half moving no closer than 14 points as Marist (3-9, 0-2, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) controlled the inside game and won the rebounding battle 45-32, including 8 more offensive rebounds than Penn could pull down.
The Quakers had no players in double figures as Marist held Tony Hicks – team leading scorer with 16.1 ppg – to just 9 points. Darien Nelson-Hicks, their leading rebounder, did not play. Fran Dougherty led Penn with 9 points and 9 rebounds.
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