WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel held Washington (Md.) without a point for more than eight minutes, putting together a 17-0 run to overcome a double-digit deficit and win 75-64 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action on Wednesday.
Kevin Yrizarry (Owings Mills, Md./Owings Mills) led the Green Terror (3-4, 1-3 CC) with a double-double, grabbing a career-high 16 rebounds to go with 17 points to help the squad snap its four-game skid. The senior posted 10 offensive boards among his game-high total.
James Drury led the Shoremen (3-3, 1-2 CC) with 12 points while Dallas Marshall added 11.
Trailing 33-22 with 3:05 to play in the first half Isaac Ray (Fredericksburg, Pa./Northern Lebanon) hit the first of two free throws and James McGovern (Glenside, Pa./St. Joseph's Prep) canned a triple before a Yrizarry layup trimmed the deficit to five with 1:47 showing.
Washingotn pushed the lead back to eight before three points from McGovern in the final 47 seconds of the first half trimmed the margin to 37-32 at the break.
Ray opened the second half with a triple, sparking a 14-0 run out of the gate.
Marshall snapped the drought with a layup at the 12:23 mark, sandwiching a pair of layups around of Nick Perugino (Lewes, Del./Salesianum) jumper.
A second McGovern 3-pointer pushed the lead Green Terror lead to double digits for the first time with 11:06 to play.
A Josh Porteous trey started a 6-0 burst that trimmed the margin to 51-47 just two minutes later.
After Austin Cannon (Hampstead, Md./Manchester Valley) and Marshall traded layups, McDaniel ripped off seven straight points never got back to within nine the rest of the way.
The teams traded baskets to open the game before two Brandon Barry free throws and a James Drury layup opened up a 15-6 Shoremen advantage with 13:11 to play in the opening half.
Ray finished with 18 points and six rebounds. Cannon chipped in 13 points while McGovern added a career-best 10 points.
The Green Terror returns to action at Immaculata on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.