DeJesus Nets Twenty Six
January 18, 2012
Arie Dejesus scored 26 points and Nadirah Brown added 16 but Cheyney came out on the short end of a 76-66 decision at Kutztown in women’s basketball.
The game was decided on the foul line as Cheyney converted 8 of 13 while the Golden Bears were 28 of 32.
Cheyney took their first lead of the game midway through the first half when DeJesus drained a three pointer from the top of the key to give the Lady Wolves a 16-14 advantage.
With the game tied at 23 Kutztown went on a 10-0 run over the final 3:50 of the half to take a 33-23 into the locker room. Cheyney battled back to cut the lead to three, 39-36 before the Golden Bears went on a 14-3 run to extend the lead to 53-39 with 12:33 to play. Cheyney was able to cut the lead to five of several occasions but could not get any closer.
The Lady Wolves will be back in action on Saturday. The Mountaineers of Mansfield and the Lady Wolves will tip-off at 1:00 pm in Cope Hall.