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Wednesday, February 5, 2003
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MEN’S HOOPS FALLS TO DICKINSON

The Muhlenberg men’s basketball team trailed the entire second half and dropped an 83-76 Centennial Conference game to Dickinson.

The Red Devils (6-13, 1-7) scored the final four points of the first half to take a 41-37 lead into the locker room and hit a three-pointer to open the second to extend their margin to seven. The Mules (7-12, 1-7) got to within two points on two occasions, the second time with 4:30 remaining, but could not draw even.

Senior Toomey Anderson scored 18 of his career-high 25 points in the second half. He also had five assists and blocked three shots.

Sophomore John Jemmott (18 points, 10 rebounds) and senior Anthony Strachan (16, 11) recorded their third and seventh double-doubles of the season, respectively.

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLINCHES PLAYOFF BERTH

Junior Jill Friedman tallied 14 points, six rebounds and tied a season high with two blocks to lead the Muhlenberg women’s basketball team to an 87-48 victory over Dickinson (8-12, 4-5).

With the win, combined with losses by Washington and Ursinus, the Mules (13-6, 9-0) clinch a Centennial Conference playoff berth (note correction made 2/6/03). The CC playoffs are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

The Mules scored 52 points in the first half, the amount of points scored during the entire match Monday night versus Moravian. Muhlenberg went into the locker room dominating the first half, holding a 52-23 advantage over the Red Devils.

Muhlenberg went on a 10-2 run in the beginning of the second half to open up a 62-25 lead with 15:12 remaining on the clock. The Mules maintained the lead throughout the second half, gaining their biggest lead of the entire game 85-46 off of a layup by freshman Lindsay Orosz with 1:48 left in regulation.

The Mules forced 30 turnovers and held Dickinson to 36.7-percent shooting. The Red Devils were 0-for-14 in three-point attempts, while Muhlenberg shot a sizzling 47.4 percent from three-point range.

Freshman Stephanie Coluccini added 13 points (one away from tying season high), three boards and two steals.

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Last updated February 5, 2003