Youngstown State rallies past Westminster 91-83
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Guards Cameron Morse and Garrett Covington scored 18 points each and Youngstown State rallied in the second half to turn back Division III member Westminster (Pa.) 91-83 on Tuesday night.
Morse added six assists, three rebounds and three steals, while Covington hit 8 of 10 from the floor and grabbed five rebounds for the Penguins (2-2).
Cameron Kane-Johnson poured in 30 points for the Titans, while Deontay Scott scored 18 with 10 rebounds and Jarret Vrabel added 14 points and nine boards.
Kane-Johnson scored 18 in the first half and Westminster led 49-41 at halftime. The Titans led by seven with 15 minutes remaining, when the Penguins started to chip away at the lead. Jaylen Benton’s 3-pointer gave Youngstown State a 61-60 lead — its first since a 39-38 edge late in the first half — with 13:10 left in the game. Westminster missed shots on its next five trips down the floor and the Penguins slowly pulled away.
Youngstown State dominated the boards by a 53-34 margin. The Penguins outscored the Titans 50-34 in the second half.