Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers

State basketball roundup (Dec. 15): Mount St. Mary's men secure first triumph

State basketball roundup (Dec. 15): Mount St. Mary's men secure first triumph

Jalen Gibbs set career highs with 30 points and 6-of-12 3-point shooting and host Mount St. Mary's men's basketball used a big second-half run to beat Division III Wilson College 74-59 on Saturday for its first win of the season.

Vado Morse added 14 points and Omar Habwe had seven rebounds, five steals and a career-high five assists for the Mountaineers (1-9), who shot 46 percent and scored 25 points off 18 turnovers by the Phoenix.

Rashaan Bean scored eight in Wilson's opening 17-11 run and the Phoenix led by as many as seven before Habwe's go-ahead free throw put the Mountaineers up 22-21. Wilson closed to 33-31 on Keion Adams' back-to-back 3s, but Dee Barnes hit a jumper...

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