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  • Second Half Run Carries LVC Past Alvernia, 82-58

    Posted 2018-01-21 19:32:45 by: Exec Exec

    (Taylor, Alvernia) Reading, Pa. (Jan. 20, 2018) - Lebanon Valley College (12-6, 6-3) started the second half with a 19-2 run on its way to an 82-58 win over Alvernia University (8-10, 3-6) Saturday afternoon in MAC Commonwealth men's basketball action at Jack McCloskey Court. The Dutchmen opened the second half with a layup from Sam Light, then after a pair of free throws from Alvernia freshman , LVC ran off 17 straight points to take control. The Golden Wolves went 0-for-7 from the floor with a pair of turnovers during the five minutes stretch that left the Dutchmen with a 52-29 lead.  The lead stayed at 20 or more the rest of the way. Light finished with a game-high 28 points and Andy Orr had 26.  Alvernia got a team-high 20 points from sophomore Nick Youngkin, 11 points and 10 boards from Gordon, and 10 points from . LVC put together the first significant run of the day scoring 11 straight points midway through the first half to take a 23-13 lead.  The two post players, Orr and Andrew Eberhart scored four points apiece and Light capped it with a jumper. Youngkin scored the next six for the Golden Wolves and added a bucket during an 8-2 run that cut the gap back down to four points, 25-21.  It was down to one point following a  (Mount Pleasant) free throw, but LVC scored six of the last seven points in the half for a 33-27 lead at the break. Alvernia continues the conference schedule on Wednesday at Hood. Lebanon Valley 82, Alvernia ...

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  • Shippen Scores 1,000 As Alvernia Cruises Past Berks, 99-60

    Posted 2018-01-08 03:09:17 by: Exec Exec

      (Taylor, Alvernia) Reading, Pa. (Jan. 7, 2018) - Senior scored a game-high 25 points and went over 1,000 for his career as Alvernia University (5-8) knocked off Penn State-Berks (1-10) by a 99-60 final Sunday afternoon in non-conference men's basketball at Jack McCloskey Court. Needing 19 points to become the 26th player to reach 1,000 career points at Alvernia, Shippen tallied 18 in the first half as Alvernia built a 54-24 lead at the break.  His jumper in the lane with 15:44 left in the game gave him 20 for the game and put him over a grand for his career. Berks kept pace early, but a Nick Youngkin 3 with 14:22 left in the first half to give Alvernia a 19-10 lead.  The lead swelled to 17 points, 31-14, on a free throw with 6:50 left in the first half, and the Golden Wolves got bookend 3s from Shippen and fellow senior-and 1,000 point scorer- in capping the half with a 16-5 run. Berks hit a 3 after the Shippen jumper early in the second half, but Alvernia answered with nine straight points and kept the lead over 30 the rest of the way. joined Shippen in double digits with 14 points and  (Mount Pleasant) added 13 points in 14 minutes.  Freshman recorded his first career double-double in his first career start with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Alvernia keeps an aggressive schedule of three games in four days going on Tuesday when it hosts Penn State-Wilkes Barre. Alvernia 99, Penn State-Berks ...

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