December 7, 2009

Huskies Roll Over Penn State Wilkes-Barre in Men's Hoops

Box Score

BLOOMSBURG-Greg Elliott (White Rock/British Columbia) scored a career-high 19 points to lead six players in double figures as the Bloomsburg University men's basketball team posted a 91-38 win over Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Monday night at the Nelson Field House.

Greg Elliott

The Huskies controlled the game from the opening tip and quickly led 11-2 in the first two and half minutes of play. Larry Webster (Elkton, MD/Elkton) had four of the 11 points with Elliott getting a three-pointer in the opening minutes.

Bloomsburg continued to build on the led by as many as 30 points, 43-13, with a minute to go before halftime after a jumper from Elliott following a steal from Trevon Johnson (Snow Hill, MD/Snow Hill).

In the second half the Huskies pushed the lead to as many as 56 points before a late three-pointer for PSU Wilkes-Barre made the final margin 53. The 38 points allowed by the Huskies is the fewest since the team allowed 39 to Cheyney in the 1994-95 season.

Along with Elliott's 19, Ed Hall (Spencerville, MD/Paint Branch) added 12 with Webster and Jamar Smack (State College/State College) getting 11, while Earl Knight (Haddonfield, NJ/LEAP Academy) and Johnson chipped in with 10 each. All 10 players on the Huskies scored at least two points in the game. Penn State Wilkes-Barre, now 5-5, was led by Matt Clemons with nine points.

Bloomsburg, 3-2, will host Chestnut Hill College on Thursday at 7 p.m.