The Times West Virginian

Fairmont State Sports

March 8, 2014

West Liberty, Glenville, Charleston advance to MEC semi-final

CHARLESTON — Charleston out-lasted Wheeling Jesuit, 91-85, in overtime in the first quarterfinal of the Mountain East Conference Tournament presented by GoMart on Friday afternoon.

Andre Harris, who finished with a game-high 22 points, picked up a steal and then converted a traditional three-point play to put Wheeling Jesuit up 76-73 with :21 seconds left. UC’s Xavier Humphrey calmly drained a three-pointer to knot it up with :15 seconds left. The final 1.9 seconds saw four possession changes, but neither team was able to come up with the game-winning shot.

In overtime, UC scored the first seven points of the extra session and didn’t allow the Cardinals to get closer than four points the rest of the way to take the victory.

Humphrey finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to lead UC (19-8). Mikey Newsome came off the bench and hit five three-pointers on his way to 17 points. Fred Simpson contributed a huge game with 16 points and 14 rebounds.

In addition to Harris’ 22 points, Eric Siefert added 19 points and 10 assists for the Cardinals (15-13). Justin Fritts had 18 points and six assists for WJU.

Charleston advances to the MEC Semifinals Saturday night at 6 p.m.

Glenville State 74, Shepherd 72

CHARLESTON – Kevin Gray’s three-pointer with 9.2 seconds left lifted Glenville State past Shepherd, 74-72, in the quarterfinals of the Mountain East Conference Tournament.

With the game tied for the eighth time with :44 seconds left, Morgan McDonald hit two free throws to put Shepherd up 72-70. Gray took a feed from the wing and then buried the three to give the Pioneers the lead. Austin Cunningham’s pass across the baseline hit the frame of the basket giving GSC the ball back, and Gray added one more free throw to make it 74-72. McDonald had a look just inside midcourt to win the game, but his attempt hit the backboard and rimmed out as the Pioneers hung on.

Glenville State (18-9) was led by Donte Morales’ 18 points and five rebounds. Lamar Mallory added 15 points and seven rebounds, and Gray finished with 12.

Shepherd (20-10) was paced by 24 points from Brantley Osborne. McDonald had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Austin Cunningham added 16 points for the Rams.

Glenville State advances to take on the University of Charleston at 6 p.m.

Text Only
Fairmont State Sports
  • FSU to hold Falcon Fantasy Camp

    Ever want to be a college football coach? Now you’ll have your chance thanks to Fairmont State University’s Falcon Fantasy Camp.

    July 28, 2014

  • FSU football season tickets available

    Season ticket packages and VIP parking for the 2014 Fairmont State University football season are now available for purchase.
    Several options are available, including the opportunity to purchase a piece of Fairmont State history.

    July 24, 2014

  • FSU football season tickets available

    Season ticket packages and VIP parking for the 2014 Fairmont State University football season are now available for purchase.

    July 23, 2014

  • FSU's Barfield, Jean-Charles named preseason All-Americans

    Chris Barfield and Jacob Jean-Charles earn preseason honors by being named to the USA College Football Division II Preseason All-American team.

    July 21, 2014

  • SIDELINE SPOTLIGHT: Internship provides insight to being student-athlete

    As a student-athlete, one must balance academics and athletics. It’s no different once you get to college, as Fairmont State women’s soccer player Gabi Mascaro has found out. This week, Mascaro is knee-deep in her first college internship

    July 14, 2014

  • Mascaro eager to get started for FSU women’s soccer: VIDEO

    Gabi Mascaro and the Fairmont State women’s soccer team is preparing for the team’s inaugural season. Mascaro, a local product, is likely to be at the forefront of the team’s charge into the future. This week, Mascaro discussed life after high school in preparation for college. 

    July 7, 2014

  • Calhoun ecstatic about new season, signs JUCO guard

    Fairmont State’s men’s basketball team has added another important piece to the roster for the upcoming season in junior college guard Wil Martinez, coach Jerrod Calhoun announced Thursday.
    The signing comes at the same time that the Falcons have finished their schedule for the 2014-15 season, a schedule that coach Calhoun is ecstatic about.

    July 4, 2014

  • Calhoun inks JUCO guard

    Fairmont State’s men’s basketball team has added another important piece to its roster, coach Jerrod Calhoun announced Thursday.

    July 3, 2014

  • University of Charleston claims inaugural MEC Commissioner’s Cup

    The University of Charleston has claimed the inaugural Mountain East Conference Commissioner’s Cup recognizing overall athletic excellence among its membership on an annual basis.
    The standings are compiled utilizing an “all-sports rating.”

    July 3, 2014

  • Browning chooses Division I program

    The leading scorer from Fairmont State’s men’s basketball team has chosen to transfer to a Division I school.

    June 30, 2014

Featured Ads
FSU Sports Highlights
NDN Sports
House Ads