Mount St. Mary’s
A six-year wait comes to an end for Mount St. Mary’s University. The men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA’s big dance.
Rashad Whack scored 20 points and four of his teammates finished in double figures and Mount St. Mary’s clinched an NCAA tournament berth with an 88-71 victory against Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference title game Tuesday night.
Julian Norfleet had 16 points and seven assists and Rashad Whack scored 21 as fourth-seeded Mount St. Mary’s defeated No. 2 seed Wagner 77-72 on Saturday.
Rashad Whack made a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to give fourth-seeded Mount St. Mary’s a 72-71 victory over No. 5 seed St. Francis (N.Y.) in the first round of the Northeast Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
Rashad Whack hit 5 of 6 3-pointers and finished with 21 points as Mount St. Mary’s beat Bryant 88-73 on Monday.
Sam Prescott scored 19 points and Mount St. Mary’s overcame a 15-point deficit at the half to beat Central Connecticut State 87-76 on Thursday.
A winter storm that continued to wreak havoc in the South and Northeast Thursday has forced the cancellation of sporting events for the second straight day.
Jeremiah Worthem scored 21 points to lead Robert Morris past Mount St. Mary’s 77-69 on Saturday.
Jaye Crockett and Dejan Kravic each scored 14 points to lead Texas Tech to a 100-69 win over Mount St. Mary’s on Monday night.
Jordan Reed scored 17 points joining three of his teammates in double digits as Binghamton defeated Mount St. Mary’s 74-70 on Wednesday night.
Mount St. Mary’s coach Jamion Christian feels that if his team makes the NCAA Tournament it will likely play a highly ranked team in the first round.
Sam Prescott had 15 points and nine rebounds on Saturday and Mount St. Mary’s pulled away from American in the final minutes 68-64.