The CCNY Beavers lost a tough one against Lehman College, 85-80.
City started the game strong by grabbing an early lead 7-2. They looked pretty good shooting behind the arc. After Lehman’s timeout, they responded with a vengeance. They tool their first lead of the game, 10-9 during the 14 minute mark. Both teams went back and forth and exchanging leads throughout the first half. City ended the half leading Lehman, 43-42. City and Lehman even up shooting 50% from the field. City shot an incredible 64.3% from the perimeter, while Lehman struggled from the perimeter by shooting just 28.6%.
In the second half, City kept playing with force and good fundamentals. During the middle of the half, they began to unravel little by little. City did not look like themselves compare to the first half. They had 10 turnovers in the second half, they only had 3 in the first half. Their turnovers turned into points for Lehman. After trailing the Beavers 61-51, they began to rally. Lehman went on a 6-0 as they climbed back into the game. With the game tied at 80-80, Chaun Miller scored on a fastbreak layup to give Lehman an 82-80. City had a chance to tie the game, but a costly two miss free throws by Blake Borysewicz, cost the Beavers the game.
Beavers guard Che McCoy led the Beavers with 21 points. Khalil Hamer had a double double with 15 points and 10 assists. Beaver forwards Mark Richards and Robert Dionisio combined for 27 points. Lehman had 5 players with double doubles: John Brens, Olando Minott, Chaun Miller, Olusegun Williams and Andrew Utate.
Lehman swept the season series from City. They outscored City in the paint 34-18.
Video by: Miguel Medina
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