January 23, 2010

McNally’s double-double Leads Diplomats over Fords

Box Score

HAVERFORD, Pa. - James McNally's fifth double-double this season led #19 Franklin & Marshall to a 58-42 victory over Haverford in a Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball game Saturday afternoon. McNally finished with 15 points and 12 boards as the Diplomats improved to 14-3 (8-2 CC). The Fords fell to 9-9 (5-3 CC).

The Diplomats were in an early hole as Haverford jumped out to a 10-0 lead three minutes into the game. Both teams struggled to hit their shots before McNally sank two free throws to tie the game at 16 with 3:50 remaining in the half. F&M ended the stanza on a 9-5 run to lead 25-21 at the break.

F&M opened the second period on a 20-6 run to go up 18 points, 45-27, with 9:57 showing on the clock. Bo Friddell hit a try at 5:23 to close the gap to 12 points but the Diplomats responded with a 10-2 run to lead by 20 points and cruised to the victory.

In addition to McNally, two other players scored in double-figures for F&M. Georgio Milligan matched McNally with 15 points and Steve Tolliver contributed 12. Milligan was 7-for-9 from the line and Tolliver shot 4-for-6 from the floor.

F&M collected 12 steals, resulting in 14 points, with Anthony Brooks and McNally picking up three steals apiece.

Doug Edleman and Sam Permutt scored 13 and 10 points respectively for the Fords. Edleman added a game-high 18 rebounds for the double-double.

Franklin & Marshall continues its three-game road trip when the Diplomats travel to Johns Hopkins for a double-header on Wednesday. The women tip-off at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m.

 

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL 58, HAVERFORD COLLEGE 42

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL (14-3, 8-2 CC)

James McNally 6-17 3-6 15; Georgio Milligan 4-12 7-9 15; Steve Tolliver 4-6 2-2 12; Anthony Brooks 2-8 2-2 6; Mike Baker 2-4 0-0 4; Hayk Gyokchyan 1-4 1-1 3; Brandon Beckford 1-5 0-0 3; Kevin Henry 0-0 0-0 0; David Balderston 0-0 0-0 0; Sal Salvati 0-1 0-0 0; Max Brewer 0-1 0-0 0; Dontae Johnson 0-1 0-0 0; Ty Savastio 0-0 0-0 0; Nick Mraz 0-0 0-0 0; Justin Driver 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-59 15-20 58.

HAVERFORD COLLEGE (5-11, 3-7 CC)

Doug Edelman 6-12 1-3 13; Sam Permutt 3-9 3-5 10; Matthew Palmer 2-7 1-3 6; Bo Friddell 2-3 1-2 6; Ian Goldberg 1-9 2-2 4; Joel Michel 1-4 0-0 3; Alex Zandi 0-0 0-0 0; Lekan O-Nicholson 0-1 0-0 0; Michael Gabriel 0-1 0-0 0; Adrian Sills-Takyi 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-46 8-15 42.

Franklin & Marshall...........   25   33  -   58

Haverford College.............   21   21  -   42

3-point goals--Franklin & Marshall 3-10 (Steve Tolliver 2-2; Brandon Beckford 1-1; Sal Salvati 0-1; Max Brewer 0-1; Dontae Johnson 0-1; Georgio Milligan 0-4), Haverford College 4-12 (Joel Michel 1-2; Sam Permutt 1-1; Bo Friddell 1-1; Matthew Palmer 1-5; Ian Goldberg 0-3).

Fouled out--Franklin & Marshall None, Haverford College-Matthew Palmer.

Rebounds--Franklin & Marshall 40 (James McNally 12), Haverford College 37 (Doug Edelman 18).

Assists--Franklin & Marshall 10 (Anthony Brooks 4), Haverford College 6 (Ian Goldberg 3).

Total fouls--Franklin & Marshall 17, Haverford College 17.

Technical fouls--Franklin & Marshall-None, Haverford College-None.

A-242

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