Bullets Drop Shoremen, 68-53

Allen, Marshall Score Nine Points Each in Loss for Shoremen

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting Gettysburg College picked up its first road win of the season with a 68-53 Centennial Conference men's basketball win over host Washington College this afternoon inside Cain Athletic Center. 

Gettysburg 68, Washington College 53

How It Happened
- The Shoremen held a 13-11 lead before the Bullets ran off seven unanswered points to build an 18-13 advantage on a Nick Lord lay-up with 10:47 to play in the first half. The Shoremen scored six of the next eight points to get back within one on a Josh Porteous jumper with 8:36 on the clock.
- The Bullets then scored the next six points to up the lead to 26-19 on a Nick Antolini three-pointer with 4:54 left before the intermission. Gettysburg led by at least five points the rest of the half and took a 32-24 lead into the locker room following an Antolini foul-line jumper with five seconds to go. 
- Gettysburg opened up an 11-point lead on a Danny Duffey lay-up and free throw with 16:55 left in the second half to make the score 40-29 in favor of the Bullets. 
- The Shoremen got back to within four points on an Austin Allen free throw with 11:01 left that made the score 45-41, but the Bullets reeled off the next eight points to push the advantage to 12 at 53-41 on a three-pointer by Lord with 9:18 left.
- That 8-0 run was part of a larger 17-4 run for Gettysburg, whose lead grew to 62-45 on a Duffey three with 4:05 on the clock. 

For the Shoremen (5-12, 2-8 Centennial Conference)
- Allen (9 points, 2 steals); Dallas Marshall (9 points, 3 steals); Porteous (8 points); Tas Dixon (8 points, 7 rebounds)
- The Shoremen shot just 31% from the field, 25% from three-point range, and 64% from the free-throw line in the loss. They did force 21 Gettysburg turnovers while only committing 12.

For Gettysburg (5-12, 3-7 Centennial Conference)
- Lord (15 points, 7 rebounds); Duffey (14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists); Matt England (13 points, 7 rebounds); Antolini (9 points)
- Gettysburg shot 45% from the field, 40% from three, and 83% from the foul line.
- The Bullets held a commanding 45-30 rebounding advantage.

Notes
- Allen was named the Chestertown McDonald's Shoremen Player of the Game

Up Next for the Shoremen
1/25 @ #15 Swarthmore - 8:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)