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News Release, Captial Athletic Conference

YORK, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team (8-17, 3-7 CAC) traveled to York College on Wednesday (Feb. 19) evening to take on the Spartans (20-5, 9-1 CAC). The Seahawks concluded regular-season action by falling to the Spartans 68-62.

St. Mary’s College – 62, York – 68

How It Happened

  • The first half of action was highly competitive, witnessing multiple lead changes and tied scores. Knotted up at 27-27 with just under four minutes remaining in the first half, the Seahawks used four-straight points to grab a 31-27 advantage. Tryllian Young and Miles Gillette tallied scores during the run. Minutes later, Gillette drained a jumper to hold a 36-33 lead with 17 seconds remaining. Next, the Spartans ended the half with momentum with a made free throw and St. Mary’s College headed into the locker rooms with a two-point lead.
  • The Seahawks started the second half strong with when Dee Barnes fought through a foul to convert on his layup. Barnes headed to line and completed the three-point play to give the Seahawks a 39-34 advantage. After another made jumper from Gillette, the Spartans responded with nine-straight points to take their first lead of the half. 
  • St. Mary’s College trailed York 61-59 with just over two minutes remaining, but the Spartans once again used a timely run to give themselves a 66-59 lead. Gillette stormed down the court and sunk a three-ball with 14 seconds left, but the Seahawks ran out of time to capture the victory.

Inside the Box Score

  • Gillette led the Seahawks on the offensive end with a season-best 33 points. In addition, Gillette led the Seahawks with 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the year. Gillette also did his part on the defensive end by tallying a team-best two blocks, while adding one steal. Barnes was the other Seahawks to reach double-figures in scoring with 10 points. 
  • Jared Wagner led the Spartans with a double-double, recording 21 points and 11 rebounds.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Feb. 22 at Salisbury | TBD | Maggs Physical Activities Center | CAC Tournament Quarterfinals

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...