Youngstown St. 74, St. Francis, Pa. 65

DeAndre Mays scored a career-high 27 points to lead Youngstown

State to a 74-65 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.) on Wednesday

night, snapping the Penguins’ three-game losing streak.

Sirlester Martin added 16 points for Youngstown State (4-5),

which led by five in the first half and took a 32-30 lead into


A Mays jumper with 15:56 left gave the Penguins another

five-point lead at 38-33, but the Red Flash (3-7) used an 11-2 run

to lead 44-40 with 12:34 remaining.

After the score was tied for the eighth and final time at 48,

Youngstown State had a 13-5 spurt to lead 61-53 with 4:46 left.

Saint Francis never got closer than five the rest of the way.

The Red Flash, who were 0-for-13 from 3-point range Sunday in a

57-35 loss at Drexel, shot 3-for-15 from beyond the arc.

Cedric Latimer had 16 points for Saint Francis and Umar Shannon

added 14.