Download our app in the AppStore now!

Download our app in the Play Store now!

View the Mobile Web Version of our app here!

You're seeing this message because you're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is unsupported on our website. Please use these links to upgrade to a modern web browser that fully supports our website and protects your computer from security risks.

Hide this message

FSU Tag Line


Bookmark and Share

Men's Basketball Loses to Christopher Newport, 92-84

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Six players scored in double figures as Christopher Newport handed Frostburg State a 92-84 loss Saturday afternoon at the Freeman Center.

Juniors Keith Hazel (Weirton, W.Va./Weir) and Brian Green (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) led FSU (4-5) with 19 points each. Green handed out six assists and Hazel led the Bobcats with five three-pointers.

Junior Antione McCall (Essex, Md./Eastern Tech) scored 11 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds and senior Dale DeBerry (Upper Marlboro, Md./Riverdale Baptist) chipped in 10 points.

Davon Bartin led CNU (5-2) with 19 points followed by Donta Selden with 17. Mark Blasingame churned out a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Korey Lewis (14 pts.), Edward Riley (13 pts.) and Theo Baker (13 pts.) were the other players in double figures.

FSU shot 32-of-85 (37.6%) from the field, 10-of-25 (40.0%) from beyond the arc and 10-of-18 (55.6%) from the free throw line for the game. Meanwhile, CNU was 32-of-62 (51.6%), 2-of-12 (16.7%) from three-point range and 26-of-30 (86.7%) at the foul line.

Frostburg State opened the game with a 3-0 lead at 19:49 but Christopher Newport scored 12 out of the next 14 points to open a 12-5 lead with 16:02 remaining.

With the CNU lead at 24-16 at 11:59, the Captains pushed their lead to a first-half high 18, 37-19 with 5:43 to play.

The Bobcats answered, however, scoring nine-straight points to cut the deficit to 38-28 with just over three minutes until halftime.

Christopher Newport pushed its lead back to double digits, 42-28, but FSU scored back-to-back baskets to close out the half, trailing 42-32.

Frostburg State opened the second half with a 17-8 run to cut the CNU lead to one at 50-49 with 16:17 left in the contest.

The Captains pushed their lead back to six points twice, the second at 63-57 with 11:08 left, but Hazel scored eight points over a minute and half stretch to help the Bobcats tie the game at 65 at 9:45.

Hazel later gave FSU a five-point lead with his fifth and final three-pointer with 5:25 left in the game.

CNU would take over from there, using a 13-of-14 effort from the free throw in the final 2:52 to earn the 92-84 win.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780