Prince George's Community College (13-2, 4-2 MD JUCO) at Baltimore City Community College (13-5, 6-0 MD JUCO)
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
P.E. Center/Baltimore, Md.
Live stats will not be available for this game. Statistics will be posted as soon as possible.
THE NEXT MATCH
Prince George's travels to Baltimore City Community College on Wednesday night.
The Owls have not one a regular season game against the Panthers since the 2013-14 season.
Prince George's last win against Baltimore City was a 63-62 win to claim the 2016-17 Maryland JUCO Tournament title thanks to a game-winning basket by Alex Morales in the waning seconds of the championship game.
The Panthers defeated the Largo team 85-80 last season in Largo.
Baltimore City comes into the game 13-5 overall and 6-0 in league play.
THE LAST TILT
Freshman Tunde Scrivner, sophomore Moetaz Ashkar and sophomore Alex Morales combined to go 5-for-6 from the free throw line in the final 34 seconds to seal an 87-86 victory against Howard Community College on January 9. Holding an 82-81 lead with 34 seconds remaining, Scrivner made the frontend of two free throws to extend the lead to two points. After a missed Dragons shot attempt Ashkar corralled the defensive rebound and made two charity tosses 12 seconds later for an 85-81 edge. After a made trey by Howard, Morales clinched the win with two freebies with six seconds on the clock and despite a Dragons basket at the buzzer the Owls got back in the win column.
Morales paced Prince George's with 23 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, five steals and two blocks. He shot 9-for-11 from the floor, 1 of 1 from behind the arc and 4 of 5 from the free throw line. The sophomore has reached double figures in points in all 15 games including six 20-point performances. Morales has also reached 10+ rebounds nine times this season for nine double-doubles including turning the trick in each of the last four contests. He has also dished out at least five assists 12 times this season and recorded at least five thefts in a game five times. Morales leads the team with 19.7 points and 11.1 rebounds per game.
Scrivner added 14 points off the bench. After not posting double figures in points for the first time in his career in his last game, Scrivner returns to his usual double-digit point performance against Howard for his 14th-point game in 15 games. The freshman ranks second on the team with 16.4 points per game.
Sophomore Dariel Medina posted 11 points and Ashkar chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds in the winning effort. Medina has reached double figures in points in three-straight games, four times this season and five times in his career. Ashkar notched his third 10-point game of the season and fourth of his career.