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men's basketball falls at mcdaniel

Wrestling Drops Last CC Dual

Despite winning four of six contested bouts, the Muhlenberg wrestling team dropped its final Centennial Conference dual match of the season, 33-21 to McDaniel in a rescheduled match at Ursinus.

Back-to-back pins by junior Kevin Homan at 149 and senior Keith Swanson at 157 cut McDaniel's 15-0 lead to 15-12, and then junior Patrick Gibson tied the match with a 7-3 decision.

The Green Terror won three of the final four weight classes, two by forfeit, to capture the match. Senior Bill Sholly won by disqualification at 184.

Homan finished the season 4-2 in CC duals, while Swanson was 3-2.
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Matt O'Hara
Sophomore Matt O'Hara dives for a loose ball in the second half. He had a team-high 3 assists without a turnover in 36 minutes.

The Muhlenberg men's basketball team could not recover from a rough first half and lost at McDaniel, 68-54, in its last scheduled road game of the season.

The loss dropped the Mules (12-11, 8-8) into a three-way tie for fifth place in the Centennial Conference. The two teams the Mules are tied with - Haverford and Ursinus - are their opponents in the final two games of the regular season. If Muhlenberg wins both games, it will qualify for the CC playoffs.

McDaniel (12-11, 9-7) held Muhlenberg without a field goal for almost the final 11 minutes of the first half, opening up a 33-17 lead at the break. The Mules could get no closer than nine points in the second half.

Freshman Kevin Hargrove shot 7-of-10 from the field and finished with 16 points. Junior Spencer Liddic notched his 13th double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds, and junior Justin Greenstone added a season-high 10 points.
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