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Tuesday, November 21, 2006
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Men Suffer Tough Loss

Drew scored a rare four-point play in the closing seconds to hand the Muhlenberg men’s basketball team a 55-54 home loss.

The Mules (1-2) took a 52-51 lead into the final minute when senior Chris Huber hit a three-pointer with the shot clock winding down. After a Ranger miss, senior Tom Scott hit two free throws with 27 second left to increase the lead to three.

Drew missed two three-pointers on its next possession, but got the offensive rebound both times and was fouled after the second.

Ranger guard Damon DiLorenzo made the first free throw, then missed the second, ran down the rebound and hit a three-pointer from the corner with 4.5 seconds left.

Muhlenberg could not get off a potential game-winning shot.

Senior Jimmie Riggins scored a career-high 16 points, and Huber also finished with 16.

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The Muhlenberg women’s basketball team shot 50 percent from the field in the first half en route to a 63-42 win at Bryn Mawr in its first
Freshman Alexis Bates scored a career-high nine points and added five rebounds.
Centennial Conference game of the 2006-07 season.

The Mules, who improved to 3-0 for the fourth year in a row, led by only six points, 17-11, with nine minutes to go in the half, but ouscored the Owls 16-5 the rest of the half to take a 33-16 lead.

Muhlenberg held Bryn Mawr without a field goal for the first six minutes of the second half, going on a 12-1 run to extend its margin to 28, at 45-17. The Mules eventually led by as many as 35; the Owls scored the final 12 points of the game.

Senior Meghan Courtney was the only player in double figures, scoring 14 points, and made her second career three-pointer. Sophomore Lauren Boyle added nine points in only 11 minutes.

The starting five shot a combined 17-for-28 (.607) in the Mules’ 26th straight win against Bryn Mawr.

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Last updated November 21, 2006