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With 7:51 remaining Tuesday, Shippensburg men's basketball trailed 64-56 against East Stroudsburg in the NCAA Division II Tournament Sweet 16.

The Raiders embarked on a 9-0 run over the next 1:45 of game time to take a 65-64 lead.

It would be the last lead they would have this season; ESU pulled out an 84-72 victory, using a 13-4 run in the waning minutes of the game to stave off SU.

The loss ends the career of a pair of noteworthy Ship seniors: Justin McCarthur (20 points, seven assists in the game) graduates with 1,650 career points and 291 made 3s. Dustin Sleva (18 points, seven rebounds) departs with 2,071 points in his storied career. 

The Raiders trailed by just three at the half, 34-31, and stormed out of the gates after intermission to take a 41-35 lead just over three minutes in. They also led for the first few minutes of the game, before the Warriors turned an 8-4 SU advantage into a 13-8 deficit 7:33 into the game. 

Antonio Kellem added 11 points in the loss, while the leading Ship trio had 14 of the team's 19 assists. 

ESU had five players reach double-digit points, led by Josh Williams with 16 points and eight rebounds. 

  • Dickinson softball went 1-1, beating Wisconsin-La Crosse 4-1 before falling 9-2 to Cornell. The Red Devils loaded the bases in the fifth inning, getting RBI singles from Kat Parise and Maggie McConney. Madison Milaszewski struck out 11 in a complete-game victory.

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