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Wallace contributes seven rebounds, six assists, four steals.

Mike Wallace (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Mike Wallace (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Ursinus (7-6, 4-2 CC) 73, McDaniel (5-8, 1-5 CC) 69
What: Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball game
Tuesday, Jan. 8
Where: Westminster, Md.

Ursinus went on a 22-8 run to overcome an 11-point deficit midway through the second half and then staved off McDaniel to escape with a 73-69 win.

Aaron Washington (Washington, D.C./Montrose Christian) led the Green Terror with 26 points, including hitting six 3-pointers.
Mike Wallace (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum) chipped in seven rebounds, six assists and four steals.
Caleb Johnson (Triangle, Va./Gar-Field) added 16 points on 6 of 9 shooting to go with six rebounds.

• Eric Williams, Jr. led the Bears with 15 points and eight rebounds.
• George Gordon added 12 points and six rebounds.
• Ryan McTamney chipped in 10 points and four assists.

• The teams traded the lead 10 times to go with five ties in the first 20 minutes. Neither team led by more than three points until back-to-back Josh Sproul (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy) layups and a jumper from Caleb Johnson accounted for a 6-0 run that turned a 21-19 deficit into a 25-21 lead with 6:10 to play in the opening half. Back-to-back George Gordon layups tied the game at 27-all with 3:14 remaining in the half. Two Eric Williams free throws and one from Lucas Olshevski in the final 44 seconds gave Ursinus a 30-27 edge at the break.
• Williams canned a triple just 23 seconds into the second half but Aaron Washington responded with a 3-pointer of his own and Johnson scored four straight points to give the hosts a 34-33 edge before two minutes had elapsed in the period. Trailing 40-36, five straight points from Washington put the Green Terror back in front with 13:39 showing. After a Ryan Hughes layup, McDaniel reeled off 10 straight points, including back-to-back treys from Washington, for a 53-42 lead with 11:13 remaining.
• Five straight Ursinus points closed the margin to 53-47 before the teams traded points over the next three minutes. Two Shane Stark free throws and a Bruce Edwards three-point play drew the game even with 3:47 on the clock. A Hughes three-point play on the next Bear possession put the visitors back in front. Johnson slammed home a fast-break outlet to cut the margin to 66-65 but McTamney drained a 3-pointer to push the lead back to four with 75 seconds remaining.
• Washington drove to the basket and scored to make it a 71-69 game with 33.4 seconds left and Wallace poked away the ball to give McDaniel a chance after a timeout with 19.3 seconds remaining. The Bears blocked a pair of close range shots before Williams came down with the final rebound and hit both free throws with 7.4 ticks remaining to seal the win.

• It was fifth 20-point game of the season for Aaron Washington.

McDaniel returns to action at Haverford on Thursday. Game time is 7 p.m.

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