Cabrini men’s basketball traveled to Gwynedd, Pa. to take on the Gwynedd-Mercy Griffins on Thursday, Feb. 15.
Through unnecessary turnover and unfortunate missed shots, the Griffins dominated the first half against the Cavaliers. Having senior night at home, Gwynedd-Mercy was pumped and more prepared to take on Cabrini.
Trailing 38-23 at the end of the first half, a more spirited Cabrini team entered back onto the court ready to take on the Griffins. Led by junior accounting major and co-captain Randy Reid, sophomore English and communication major Charles Bush, freshman Matt Walsh, and junior marketing major and co-captain Greg Clifton, the men fought back to make it a close game.
At the end of the game, on a missed Cabrini free-throw, Gwynedd-Mercy grabbed the rebound and being down by one point, dribbled down for an open shot, and scored which put them back up by one with .6 remaining on the clock. Unable to make another shot, Cabrini lost their last game of the season 74-73.
Reid led the Cavaliers in points with 15, followed by Walsh and Bush with 11. This season, the men’s team ended with a 4-14 record in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference and 5-20 in overall games.