Youngstown State edges St. Francis (Pa.) 60-59
Kendrick Perry scored 12 points and Dushawn Brooks blocked a
shot with two seconds left to give Youngstown State a 60-59 victory
Saturday over St. Francis (Pa.).
The Penguins (4-1) broke a 33-33 halftime tie and never trailed
in the second half. St. Francis (0-5) tied it twice, the last time
at 50. After Brooks hit a 3-pointer for a 60-56 lead, Stephon Wyatt
replied with one of his own to cut it to 60-59 with 2:03 left.
Neither team scored in the last two minutes.
When Wyatt drove to the basket in the waning seconds, Brooks
blocked the layup and grabbed the rebound to clinch the win.
Scott Eatherton led St. Francis with 16 points, but the Penguins
had balanced scoring and a 32-24 rebounding edge. Brooks was one of
three starters with nine points, while Cole Zuiker came off the
Youngstown bench to hit three 3-pointers.