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Men’s Basketball Downed by Lincoln on Tuesday

Men’s Basketball Downed by Lincoln on Tuesday

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – The University of the Sciences men's basketball dropped a non-conference game, 71-51, at Lincoln on Tuesday night.  

USciences was ahead 14-10 5:50 into the action after four straight points from Paddy Casey and a Brendan Crawford jumper, but Lincoln would go on to scored 14 unanswered. 

The Lions held the Devils scoreless for nearly eight minutes and took 4:54 to complete the run, culminating with a layup to make the score 24-14 with 7:56 to play in the half. 

Twice Crawford made baskets to pull University of the Sciences within five, including making the score 21-26 with 3:55 showing, but Lincoln scored seven of the next nine points en route to a 33-27 halftime lead.

Again Crawford made it a five-point game, 32-37, with a free throw 2:47 into the second, but this time the Lions used a 17-2 spurt to put the game away for good.  

Casey and Crawford were both in double figures with 16 and 10, respectively, and they were joined by Tanner Ker, who had 10. 

Casey also led University of the Sciences with seven rebounds and two assists. 

Cameron Hoffman had four rebounds, two assists and a steal in just five minutes off the bench. 

Beni Toure was second on the team with five rebounds. 

USciences returns home for the first of three December home games on Saturday the first, when the Devils will host St. Thomas Aquinas at 2 p.m.