Photo: Goldey-Beacom College
The Goldey-Beacom men’s basketball team has now won two straight games as the team defeated the University of the Sciences Devils 78-64 on Tuesday at Robert “Bobby” Morgan Arena.
The leading scorer of the game for Goldey-Beacom was junior guard Kyle Elliot who had 17 points.
Three other Lightning players scored in double-digits which was junior guard Tyler Jones (16), junior guard Marcellus Livingston (14) and junior forward Tevin Service (10).
Goldey-Beacom had the advantage in multiple categories in the game which included points in the paint (44-20), points off turnovers (28-13), fast-break points (8-2), assists (15-14), and turnovers (19-25).
Goldey-Beacom also had the advantage of shooting as well, with the team shooting 51.7 %( 30-58) and with USciences shooting 35.1 % (20-57). The Lightning also held the advantage at the three-point line with the team having a 40.0 % shooting percentage (6-15) and with the Devils having a 32.1 % (9-28) shooting percentage.
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Goldey Leads By Two At The Half
The Lightning shot their best in the first half, as the team had a 53.85 % (14-26) shooting percentage. Goldey-Beacom also shot 50.00 % (1-2) at the free-throw line in the first half.
The first half for the USciences was their worst shooting percentage of the game as they shot 32.14 % (9-28). The Devils also shot 70.00 % (7-10) at the free-throw line in the first half.
In the first six minutes of the game, it was a tight affair as there were four lead changes and one tie during that time. At the 14:58 minute mark, Goldey-Beacom would be the one ahead with a score of 10-6.
At the 12:18 minute mark, the Lightning would go on an 8-0 run which was led by Tyler Jones who hit back-to-back three-pointers during that time. The 8-0 run would push Goldey-Beacom’s lead to 22-12 with 11:27 left in the half.
The Devils would outscore the Lightning for the rest of the half by 18-10 but Goldey would hold to a 32-30 lead.
Lightning Take Home A Double-Digit Win
In the second half, Goldey-Beacom regressed some in their shooting as the team shot 50.00 % (16-32). The Lightning also shot 78.57 % (11-14) from the free-throw line in the second half.
USciences shot 37.93 % (11-29) in the second half and the team also shot 80.00 % (8-10) at the free-throw line.
Starting at the 14:15 minute mark, The Lightning went on a 17-8 run to extend their lead to 53-46 with 9:26 left in the game. The run was led by Marcellus Livingston who scored seven of the 17 points.
Goldey-Beacom would go on another 14-5 run at the 2:10 minute mark which put the win on ice for the Lightning as the final score was 78-64. Goldey made eight free throw shots in that late run.
The Lightning head back home to Delaware to take on Concordia College (NY) on February 8th at 6 PM ET.
FG%: GBC 51.7 % &USC 35.1 %
3P%: GBC40.0 %& USC32.1 %
FT%: GBC75.0 % &USC75.0 %
Ast: GBC15& USC14
TO: GBC19 &USC25
Blks: GBC 4&USC4