LARGO, Md. – Seventh-ranked Prince George's Community College falls 97-89 to Allegany College of Maryland in Maryland JUCO men's basketball action on Wednesday. With the loss, the Owls (18-4, 9-4 MD JUCO) drops into a two-way tie with Harford Community College for third place in the circuit. Prince George's can clinch a Top-4 seed in the upcoming Maryland JUCO Tournament with a win against Chesapeake College on Saturday.
Alex Morales (Paterson, N.J./Manchester Regional) paced the Owls with 27 points and 15 rebounds. The sophomore shot 11-for-16 from the floor and 5 of 10 from the free throw line to notch his second-most points of the season. It was his eighth 20+ game this season and 13th of his career while he also has posted five games with at least 25 points in his career. Morales has posted a double-double 10 times in his last 11 games and has 15 double-doubles this season. It was the sixth time this season he reached 15+ rebounds and dished out at least five assists 14 times this year.
Tunde Scrivner (Washington, D.C./H.D. Woodson) added 21 points off the bench. The freshman has scored double figures in 21 of the 22 games this season and has six 20-point performances this season including four in his last six tilts.
Jordan Hicks (Largo, Md./Henry Wise) also found double figures after finishing with 12 points. It was the sixth time this season Hicks has recorded 10 points in a game.
Moetaz Ashkar (Landover Hills, Md./Parkdale) chipped in nine points in the loss.
Prince George's concludes conference play with its final regular season home game of the year against Chesapeake College on Saturday. Game time is 1:30 p.m.