Wesleyan men outlast Concord in overtime
BUCKHANNON — Clay Todd hit a layup as time expired to force overtime and West Virginia Wesleyan outlasted Concord, 83-80, Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference play at Rockefeller Center.
The Mountain Lions battled back from a 10-point deficit in the second half and led 74-70 with 18 seconds left. Daylin Lee hit a three to pull the hosts to within one, 74-73.
Concord was able to manage only 1 of 2 free throws on the other end, allowing Todd the shot at the game-tying basket.
In overtime, WVWC trailed 80-79 with under less than a minute left, but Dusan Vicentic’s shot in the paint gave the Bobcats the lead for good.
Lee led WVWC (6-9, 5-4 MEC) with 28 points and five rebounds. Vicentic finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds and Luka Petrovic contributed 16 points and seven rebounds.
Concord was led by Malik Johnson’s 20 points and 12 rebounds. Brandon Kennedy had 16 points and Trey Briscoe tossed in 15.
Wesleyan will travel to Glenville State at 4 p.m. Saturday for a MEC contest.
Wheeling 75, Frostburg State 61
WHEELING — Wheeling won its third straight game with a 75-61 win over Frostburg State on Wednesday night at the McDonough Center.
The Cards improved to 9-4 overall and 6-3 in the league. Frostburg State dropped to 6-9 overall and 3-6 in the league.
WU pulled away from Frostburg State in the second half, outscoring the Bobcats by 14 in the second half.
Jarett Haines had 21 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals in the win for Wheeling.
Jordan Reid added 20 points, 11 rebounds five assists and three steals in the victory.
Daniel Alexander led all scorers with 35 points on 14 of 25 shooting for Frostburg. Jasiah Perry had a game-high 15 rebounds.
Charleston 80, Urbana 64
URBANA, Ohio — Charleston stretched its winning streak to eight with an 80-64 win over Urbana on Wednesday night at the Grimes Center.
Seth O’Neal dropped in 27 points to go with six assists for the Golden Eagles, while Devon Robinson tallied a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Drew Rackley tossed in 19.
Jordan Bradley led Urbana (4-11, 3-6) with 16 points. Shaunn Monroe had 11 more for the Blue Knights.