— Junior Steve Coursey (Ellicott City, Md./Howard)
scored 15 points to lead four different Bobcats in double figures as FSU defeated host Medaille, 67-57, in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action Saturday evening.
Leading at the half, 34-24, Frostburg State (9-4, 4-2) jumped on the host Mavericks outscoring them 19-8 over the first ten minutes of the second half to take a commanding 53-32 lead.
Juniors Dan Ryley (Frederick, Md./St. John's Prospect Hall) and Coursey and sophomore Antione McCall (Essex, Md./Eastern Tech) each had four points during the run.
FSU would take its biggest lead of the evening, 58-34, on a three-pointer from junior Kamillo Rosenthal (Munich, Germany/Bishop Sullivan) with just under nine minutes to play.
Medaille (0-12, 0-5) would outscore FSU 23-9 to end the game, but couldn’t overcome the large deficit.
Frostburg State was held scoreless for the first five minutes of the game until Coursey hit a jumper to make the score 3-2. The teams would battle back and forth for the next six minutes when senior Dustin Long (Accident, Md./Northern Garrett) hit a jumper to give the Bobcats the lead for good at 15-14.
FSU would push its lead to 34-21, the biggest of the first half, with just over a minute left on a jumper McCall. Medaille nailed a three-pointer with 10 seconds left to make the score 34-24 at the half.
Ryley added 13 points while McCall and junior Victor Arana (Aberdeen, Md./Ellison, Texas (Harford CC)) each added 10 points. Coursey and Ryley each grabbed a team-high six rebounds.
Medaille was led on the evening by Anthony Perioli who scored 20 points.
Frostburg State returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts AMCC foe Penn State Altoona at 8 p.m.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303