Men’s basketball drops PSAC West road contest with Gannon

By Tyler Rumsey
Sports Information

February 7, 2013

The Lock Haven University men’s basketball team (5-13, 3-12 PSAC) fell to Gannon (17-4, 11-4 PSAC) on the road today, 77-66 in a PSAC West matchup at Gannon’s Hammermill Center.

The Bald Eagles trailed Gannon 36-30 at the half.  Wali Hepburn (Philadelphia/Neumann Goretti) and Kasheef Festus (Philadelphia/Archbishop Carrol) each scored eight points in the opening

Photo courtesy of Sports Information Freshman Elijah Cooper (center)

Photo courtesy of Sports Information
Freshman Elijah Cooper (center)


Gannon opened up a 20-point lead with 6:53 remaining in the game, but the Bald Eagles battled back over the final minutes.

Terrell Johnson (Philadelphia/Imhotep Charter) led Lock Haven with 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field.  Johnson hit four three-pointers in the game.

Festus and Hepburn finished with 15 and 14 points, respectively.

Nate Walters (Reedsville, Pa./Indian Valley) had a solid game off the bench.  Walters scored seven points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.

Gannon made 11 three’s in the game, led by Robert Wilson, who shot 6-of-9 from three-point land.

The Bald Eagles return home on Wednesday (February 6) when LHU hosts Mercyhurst in a PSAC West matchup.  Tipoff at Thomas Fieldhouse is set for 8 p.m.

Tyler Rumsey works at Sports Information and can be contacted at


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