FROSTBURG, Md. —
Junior Marcus McIntyre (Washington, D.C./Wilson)
scored a career-high 19 points and also grabbed nine rebounds as Frostburg State defeated Medaille 74-54 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action Friday night at Bobcat Arena.
The Bobcats improve to 14-9 overall and 9-7 in the AMCC, while Medaille falls to 0-22 and 0-15 in conference play.
Frostburg State opened the second half with a 10-4 run to open up a 46-38 lead just under five minute in. Medaille would crawl to within three, 48-45, on a Pierre Bryant three-pointer at the 12:11 mark.
FSU started to pull away, building a 56-47 lead capped by two free throws by junior Brandon Howell (Silver Spring, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) at 7:29. Medaille would make one last charge, pulling to within 56-50 with 6:53 left.
McIntyre scored nine of his points to spark the Bobcats to an 18-4 run to close the game.
Junior Daniel Ryley (Frederick, Md./St. John’s Prospect Hall) scored the game’s first four points to give Frostburg State an early 4-0 lead just 30 seconds into action. Medaille battled back to take an 8-7 lead on a layup by Dennis Milford at the 15:36 mark.
Senior Jamal Peterson (Mitchellville, Md./Laurel) then converted a pair of free throws that sparked a 12-1 Frostburg State run to open up an 18-9 lead with 13:20 remaining.
A layup by Bryant cut the FSU lead to 22-18 at the 8:31 mark. Howell had an answer for the Bobcats as he made a layup at 6:03 to spread the cushion to 11, 29-18.
The Mavericks used a 16-3 run to take a two-point lead with 32 seconds remaining in the half, but senior David Quay (Lewiston, Pa./Indian Valley) made a layup with one second left to tie the game at 34 at the break.
Ryley and Howell scored 15 and 12 points respectively for FSU. Hack led the way for the Mavericks scoring 14 points, followed by Anthony Perioli and Bryant with 12 each.
The Bobcats return to action tomorrow as they host Hilbert at 6:00 pm.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303