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  • Kromka, Evans help SVC outlast Geneva, 74-67

    Posted 2018-01-29 14:00:54 by: Exec Exec

    (Evans, St Vincent) LATROBE, Pa. (Jan. 27) -  matched a career-high with 21 points, while  (Sanford) scored a career-high 17 points to lift the Saint Vincent men's basketball team to a 74-67 victory over Geneva College in the Carey Center.  The win improves SVC to 8-0 at home this season. The victory moves the Bearcats to 10-2 in Presidents' Athletic Conference action and 13-6 overall. The loss drops Geneva to 5-7 in league games and 9-10 overall.  After both teams exchanged early baskets to make the score 5-5, Saint Vincent used a 5-0 run to take a 10-5 advantage at the 17:50 mark of the first half. connected on a three before Evans converted a fast break layup to give SVC the early edge.  A little later, with SVC leading 14-9, Geneva scored 11 straight points to surge into the lead at 20-14 at the 12:42 mark of the first half. However, Saint Vincent quickly countered with nine straight points to regain the lead. The run started with a layup by Kromka and a three-point play from . Four straight points by made it 23-20 with 10:05 left in the first half.  A jumper by Noah Damazo cut the Bearcat lead to 27-26 at the 7:16 mark. SVC had the answer once again, as Capco drained back-to-back threes to help SVC gain its biggest lead of the first half, at 33-26 with just a little more than five minutes left in the half. A late layup by Geneva cut the Bearcat lead to 38-33 going into halftime.  SVC extended its lead early in the second half with a quick 5-2 spurt, capped by a pair of free throws from to make it 43-35 with 17:26 to play. SVC extended its lead to nine with a three by Evans and a layup by Kromka to make the score 48-39. Geneva continued to battle, using an 8-2 run to trim the deficit to just a single basket (50-47).  Geneva would cut the lead to three twice more before finally pulling within a single point, as a pair of free throws made it 54-53 with 9:23 mark. would drain a ...

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  • Bearcats earn 18-point win in Carey Center

    Posted 2018-01-08 02:34:02 by: Exec Exec

      (Kyle Evans, St Vincent) Bearcats earn 18-point win in Carey Center The Saint Vincent men's basketball team earned a 63-45 victory at home over Grove City in a Presidents' Athletic Conference matchup. Grove City scored the game's first four points, forcing a Bearcat time out just over two minutes into the game.   The Bearcats then responded with nine straight points to take a 9-4 lead, with four different players scoring.  However, the Wolverines fought back to take a 15-13 lead at the 11:25 mark off a jumper by Nate Peters.    Matt D'Amico then started a rally for the Bearcats, scoring six consecutive points to give the Bearcats a 19-15 lead.  The lead ran to 23-15 before the Wolverines got back on the board, but once again SVC went on a run, this time a 10-0 rally sparked by a tip-in from  that turned into a conventional three-point play.  A layup ended the run at the 3:28 mark, making the score 33-17.   Just over a minute later, hit a three to run the lead to 36-19, and neither team was able to score in the final two minutes of the half.   The visitors scored the first four points of the second half to make the score 36-23, but it was D'Amico again that got the Bearcats moving with a jumper at the 18:38 mark to increase the lead to 15.    followed with a three that gave the Bearcats a 41-23 lead.   Later, Simmons added another three, followed by a three from , making the score 53-30.   Grove City managed to cut the margin to 15 at the four minute mark, 55-40, but Evans hit a three then added a pair of free throws, reestablishing the 20-point lead, as the Bearcats cruised to the victory.    Evans (13), Capco (10) and D'Amico (10) each scored in double figures for Saint Vincent.  and Evans each had six rebound, while had four steals.  Andrew Beckman of Grove City was the game's top scorer with 14.   Saint Vincent is now 8-5 overall, 5-1 in the ...

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  • Strong shooting leads SVC to road win at Bethany

    Posted 2018-01-04 16:50:53 by: Exec Exec

    (Evans, St Vincent) Strong shooting leads SVC to road win at Bethany A solid shooting performance from and strong team shooting from the foul line led Saint Vincent to a 71-57 victory on the road in West Virginia against the Bethany Bison. With the win, Saint Vincent is now 4-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while Bethany falls to 3-2.   Calique Jones opened the scoring for Bethany with a three pointer, and the hosts would retain the lead throughout the first six-plus minutes.  Down 7-2, Saint Vincent scored on a turnaround layup by .  After a basket by Jones, Dedert again scored on a turnaround, this time on a jumper, to make it a 7-4 game just over three minutes into play.    added back to back scores later in the first, making it an 11-10 game in favor of the Bison with 14:30 remaining.   The Bearcats tied the score at 13-13 on a three-pointer by , then took their first lead of the game, 15-13, near the 13-minute mark on a layup by .   Bethany then scored the game's next four points to reclaim the lead, 17-15, then extended the lead thanks in part to 8 points from Aiden Albert, who hit a pair of threes and a layup in a three-minute span.  However, another three from Simmons kept it close, and a jumper by D'Amico at the 5:45 mark made it a two-point game, 27-25 in favor of the hosts.   A jumper from the foul line by tied the game, but Bethany quickly answered with a score.  However, a technical foul was called on the Bethany scorer, and Simmons hit both shots to once again tie the game.  The momentum then shifted, with Dedert and scoring to put the Bearcats in front, 33-29.  Bethany's Jerron Athey answered with a three with 45 seconds remaining in the half, but after a Bearcat free throw, SVC got the ball back after missing the second shot.  Capco then hit a three from the left wing at the buzzer to give Saint Vincent a 37-32 lead at the half. The Bearcats extended ...

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  • Evans selected as PAC Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week

    Posted 2017-12-04 15:49:00 by: Exec Exec

    GREENVILLE, Pa. (Dec. 4) – After helping play a role in a pair of Presidents' Athletic Conference wins last week, Saint Vincent freshman Kyle Evans was recognized with the PAC Rookie of the Week ...

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