College Basketball Roundup
#10 Marietta College 86, Baldwin Wallace 76
BEREA, Ohio — Lukas Isaly had 14 of his game-high 21 points in the first half, Mason Lydic came off the bench to register a double-double and No. 10 Marietta College pulled away from host Baldwin Wallace here Tuesday evening for an 86-76 triumph in the Ohio Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
The Yellow Jackets (2-3, 0-1) had the game tied 32-all at intermission, but they missed 11 free throws and shot just 40 percent overall from the field. Despite hitting 16 of 34 from downtown, BWU made just 6 of 21 shots inside the arc.
Isaly drained a quartet of triples in the first half and added a team-high four assists. Lydic went for 17 points and tied Jacket Drew Sova for game-high rebounding honors with 10. MC, which returns to action at 7 p.m. next Wednesday when Otterbein invades, held a commanding 32-8 scoring advantage in the paint.
Joining Isaly in double figures for the Pioneers were Jason Ellis with 18, Caleb Hoyng with a baker’s dozen and Tim Kreeger with 10 markers.
Baldwin Wallace was led in point-production by Tyler Colombo (16), Luke Schaefer (15), Matt Dimitrijevs (15) and Michael Quiring (10).
Charleston 85, Glenville State 83
CHARLESTON — Eddie Colbert scored a game-high 22 points to lead four Charleston players in double figures and the Golden Eagles handed Glenville State its first loss of the year Tuesday night following an 85-83 Mountain East Conference triumph.
Devon Robinson, who had 17 points and was joined in double figures by Drew Rackley (14) and Lamont McManus (14), hit the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds to play after Seth O’Neal’s layup had tied the game at 83-all. Robinson also blocked Hegel Augustin’s shot with 9 seconds to go and Pioneer Steven Verplancken’s 3-pointer to win it was off the mark.Robinson also had game-highs of 11 caroms and four steals.
Verplancken’s 19 points led the G-men (4-1, 1-1), who also got 18 points and seven rebounds from Phil Bledsoe along with 17 counters off the bench from Augustin.
Charleston (5-1, 1-1) was able to erase a 47-39 halftime deficit by shooting 68 percent (19 of 28) after the break.
Charleston 78, Glenville State 72
CHARLESTON — Glenville State had no answer for former Parkersburg South all-stater Anna Hayton here Tuesday night as host Charleston dealt the Pioneers a 78-72 Mountain East Conference setback.
Hayton hit all eight of her foul shots and canned 8 of 14 field goals en route to a game-high 24 points. She also added a game-high 13 rebounds and blocked two shots. UC’s Erykah Russell double-doubled off the bench with 15 points and 10 rebounds. She also swatted a pair of shots.
Glenville State (3-3, 1-1) only trailed 43-41 at intermission, but was outscored 19-11 in the third. The Pioneers were led by Zakiyah Winfield’s game-high 28 points. Emily Stoller had 18 off the GSC bench and teammate Re’Shawna Stone scored a baker’s dozen.
UC (4-2, 1-1), which shot 51 percent from the field and went 1 of 2 from deep compared to Glenville State’s 6 of 26 showing, also received an 18-point effort from Brooklyn Pannell.