Hawks shock Hornets with late run on the road
Feb. 25, 2017

Final Stats

PRINCESS ANNE, Maryland -

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore led for just one minute and 46 seconds of Saturdays contest at Delaware State.

Fortunately for the Hawks (11-18, 8-6 MEAC), all of that time came at the end of the game as they pulled out a 65-64 victory against Delaware State (9-21, 6-9 MEAC).

Logan McIntosh (Atlanta, Georgia) picked up a steal and hit a free throw to give the Hawks their first lead of the game with 1:46 left, 63-62. He followed that up with a jumper in the lane with 52 ticks left and the Hawks held on.

Bakari Copeland (Decatur, Georgia) led the Hawks with 17 points, while junior Ryan Andino (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) chipped in 12 points with nine of those coming in the second half.

McIntosh finished with 11 points and four rebounds.

The Hawks shot just 35 percent in the first half and 41 percent in the second half. They were outrebounded 33-30, but converted 10-of-14 from the line. Eastern Shore also held Delaware State to 42 percent from the field after the half as it clawed its way back.

Senior Thomas Rivera (Harlem, New York) chipped in 10 point and five assists off the bench.

Dontae Caldwell (Santa Ana, California) shook off a tough first half to finish with seven points and lead The Shore with eight rebounds.


 

 

DeVaughn Mallory led the Hornets with 17 points and nine rebounds, while Devin Morgan added 14 points.

The Hawks now hold a 67-60 advantage overall in the series.

The Shore will next travel to Howard University on Monday (Feb. 27) for an 8 p.m. matchup.

Games can be heard locally on Fox Sports Radio 960 AM WTGM or on www.EasternShoreHawks.com. Will DeBoer will have the call Saturday from Dover, Delaware on The Shore Sports Network.

Season tickets for the 2016-2017 season are still on sale starting at just $125, for all mens and womens home games. Did you know that a purchasing a season ticket helps all sports at Maryland Eastern Shore, not just basketball?  To purchase season tickets, click here. For more information about the 1ticKet Drive, log on to the web at easternshorehawks.com or call 410-651-6499.  Its time to show your #HawkPride!

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