West Liberty State Downs Wheeling Jesuit In D-II Game of the Week
Feb. 28, 2009
With just over five minutes left in the nationally televised WVIAC game between West Liberty State and Wheeling Jesuit on Saturday, the teams were locked at 70-70. By the time the final buzzer sounded, West Liberty had surged ahead, going on a 23-10 run over the final five to take the win.
Ben Howlett led the way for the Hilltoppers (21-6, 16-4 WVIAC) with 25 points, as Mike Mathey and Shane Maynard chipped in with 20 and 17 points, respectively. For Wheeling Jesuit (12-15, 10-10), who was plagued by 36 percent shooting in the second half, Kyle Higgins (20 points) and Maqsood Harringon (17) led in scoring.
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