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Wallace tallies 19 points, six assists

Mike Wallace (c) 2022 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Mike Wallace (c) 2022 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Haverford (7-6, 3-3 CC) 51, McDaniel (4-6, 0-5 CC) 43
What:  Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball game
Tuesday, Jan. 11
Where: Westminster, Md.

Haverford used a late run in the second half to secure a defensive battle and 51-43 win at McDaniel.

• Mike Wallace (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum School) led the Green Terror with 19 points and six assists.
• Charles Contee (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) added 12 points.

• Harry Johnson paced the Fords with 13 points and seven rebounds.
• Nate Torres chipped in 10 points.

• The teams traded points over the first seven minutes of the contest before baskets from Gabriel Franklin and Harry Johnson more than two minutes apart opened up a 10-6 edge for Haverford with 10:42 on the clock. Mike Wallace hit a triple with 9:50 showing to close the deficit to 12-11 before Charles Contee converted off a Wallace steal-and-pass for a 13-12 edge. The Green Terror pushed the lead to 20-14 on a Wallace layup with 3:59 to play. A Johnson triple with 2:55 remaining and a Kaelen Kanealey (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) layup with 1:50 showing made it a 22-17 game at the break.
• Haverford netted the first seven points of the second half to take a 24-22 edge on a Johnson layup with 18:03 on the clock. Three of the Fords' five second-half 3-pointers came in a 55-second span that pushed the lead to 33-25 with 14:09 to play and forced a McDaniel timeout. Triples from Dragan Hornatko (Baltimore, Md./Glenelg Country Day School) and Contee closed the margin to two. The Green Terror twice got to within one but a 12-3 run over a four-minute stretch turned a one-point game into a 45-37 lead with 4:12 to play. Four straight points from Wallace closed the deficit to four but that's as close as the hosts would get the rest of the way.

Josh Sproul (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy) led the Green Terror on the glass with six boards – part of a 37-34 edge for McDaniel.

McDaniel returns to action at No. 12 Johns Hopkins on Thursday. Game time is 8 p.m.

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