Mount St. Mary's gets first win on Gibbs' career night
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) Jalen Gibbs set career highs with 30 points and 6-of-12 3-point shooting and Mount St. Mary's 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 for a 35-33 Mountaineers' halftime lead.
The Phoenix scored seven straight and led 48-46 on Ian Hess' layup, but Gibbs scored a go-ahead 3 and the Mountaineers pulled away with a 23-8 run for a 66-54 lead with 3:55 left. Damian Chong Qui's 3 with 2:46 left gave Mount St. Mary's a 16-point lead and Wilson got no closer than 13 from there.
Adams scored 16 points with nine rebounds, Zachary Powell added 14 points and Bean scored 10 for the Phoenix.
Updated December 15, 2018