Tuesday Night November 7, 2017 Penn State Wilkes-Barre faced off against Davis College. The Lions dominated the Falcons in the first half 42-28. From there on out, the game was in Penn State Wilkes-Barre's hands, never allowing the Falcons to get closer than 14 points, while leading by as many 31 points. Penn State Wilkes Barre finished the game beating Davis College 87-61.
Tomir Gibbs (Sophmore) and Levaughn Soules (Freshman) once again set the tone coming off the bench. Gibbs led the team in scoring with 21 points, and 5 assist. Soules had another double-double, finishing with 17 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assist, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Ameer Biddle added 11 points with 8 rebounds and 2 blocks. Devaughn Roberts also added 11 points with 9 rebounds and 4 assist. Kevin Sliverberg added 10 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assist.
Head Coach Leshawn Hammett was pleased with how the Lions played defense throughout the game. Coach Leshawn thought Davis came out really strong to start, but the Lions responded very well. "We played a lot better full court defense then the Luzerne game, our traps and rotation were a lot better but we still need more improvement," said Coach Hammett. Coach praised how Gibbs and Soules gave a spark to the team offensively and defensively coming off the bench, which both were the leading scorers for the Lions. "Overall I thought we played okay better than game one, its game two. We just have to come everyday looking to get better and learn from our mistakes," said Coach LeShawn.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Men's basketball will play @ Lehigh Carbon Community Carbon tonight @ 7 PM
Lets Go Lions!