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Red Flash men suffer loss No. 21

February 9, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

From Mirror, wire reports

LORETTO - Shivaughn Wiggins scored 22 points to lead Mount St. Mary's to a 69-58 victory over St. Francis in a Northeast Conference game on Saturday night.

Raven Barber added 12 points and Rashad Whack 11 for the Mountaineers (10-13, 5-7), who have won three of their past four games.

"We knew that they were going to be a team coming in that would shoot a lot of jump shots," Flash coach Rob Krimmel said. "We were getting stops it was just that second wave that got them to the free throw line and got them close to the basket."

Ben Millaud-Meunier led St. Francis (2-21, 2-10) with 15 points, Anthony Ervin scored 12 and Earl Brown had 10. The Red Flash has lost two in a row and 10 of their past 11.

Trailing 7-6 5:03 into the game, the Mountaineers ran off 15 consecutive points to lead 21-7 with 6:45 left on two free throws from Wiggins.

Mount led by as many as 16 points in the first half before taking a 32-18 lead to the locker room.

"We need to grow from this and need to get better especially against teams that pressure the basketball," Krimmel said. "You need to play with confidence, you play basketball with confidence and as a staff we need to do a better job instilling that confidence."

Mount St. Mary's has won six in a row and 14 of the past 15 in the series with St.?Francis. The closest the Red Flash got in the second half was 10 points.

St. Francis is at Sacred Heart on Thursday. Game time is 7 p.m.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (10-13): Barber 4-5 4-4 12, Prescott 3-11 3-4 9, Wiggins 5-9 10-10 22, Whack 4-7 2-2 11, Norfleet 2-6 4-4 9, Krajina 0-1 0-0 0, Graves 1-2 0-0 2, Parker 1-5 0-0 2, Danaher 1-3 0-1 2. Totals 21-49 23-25 69.

ST. FRANCIS (2-21): E. Brown 4-8 2-2 10, Shannon 2-4 1-2 7, Jackson 2-6 1-2 5, Peters 0-3 0-0 0, Ervin 4-6 2-2 12, Whyatt 0-0 0-0 0, Millaud-Meunier 5-11 4-5 15, G. Brown 2-3 0-0 4, Major 2-7 0-0 5, Stanley 0-0 0-0 0, Drinnon 0-2 0-2 0. Totals 21-50 10-15 58.

Halftime-Mount St. Mary's 32-18. 3-Point Goals-Mount St. Mary's 4-16 (Wiggins 2-2, Whack 1-3, Norfleet 1-3, Danaher 0-1, Graves 0-1, Parker 0-3, Prescott 0-3), St. Francis 6-18 (Ervin 2-3, Shannon 2-4, Millaud-Meunier 1-5, Major 1-5, Jackson 0-1). Fouled Out-Jackson. Rebounds-Mount St. Mary's 37 (Prescott 6), St. Francis 25 (E. Brown 7). Assists-Mount St. Mary's 9 (Norfleet 4), St. Francis 11 (G. Brown 5). Total Fouls-Mount St. Mary's 14, St. Francis 20. A-1,236.

 
 
 

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