Hunton and Hinton power offense, LHU off to 2-0 start

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) and Ra’eese Hunt (Upper Marlboro, Md./Riverdale Baptist) led the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team (2-0)  to a victory over Penn State Wilkes Barre Scranton (0-2) at the 2016 Wolf’s Bus Lines Classic hosted by Shippensburg University.

The Bald Eagles wrapped up the Wolf’s Bus Lines Classic with victories over Penn State Fayette and Penn State Wilkes Barre Scranton.

Hinton was 10 of 19 from the field, he finished with 24 points and he added five steals and seven rebounds, including two offensive boards.

Ra’eese Hunt (Upper Marlboro, Md./Riverdale Baptist) finished with 17 points and eight rebounds.

Craig Slade (Philadelphia/Constitution) netted eight points and led all players with nine boards.

Cole Renninger (Lock Haven, Pa./Central Mountain) shot 50% from the field and finished the victory with nine points.

The Bald Eagles shot 33.3% from the three-point line and forced 21 turnovers in the win over Penn State Wilkes Barre Scranton.

Lock Haven hosts IUP Saturday, November 19 in the Bald Eagles home opener.

LHU/PSU WILKES-BARRE BOX SCORE:

at Shippensburg, PA (Heiges Field House)

LOCK HAVEN 79, PSU WILKES-BARRE 64

LOCK HAVEN (2-0)

HINTON, Amir 10-19 2-4 24; HUNT, Ra’eese 7-15 3-6 17; RENNINGER, Cole 4-8

0-0 9; SLADE, Craig 3-7 2-3 8; BARNES, Jihad 3-8 0-0 7; JACKSON, Brahieme

2-6 2-2 6; BRAKE, Tarojae 0-4 3-4 3; CAMPBELL, Khaleeq 1-4 0-0 3; MCQUEEN,

Jakwon 1-1 0-0 2; BROWN, Scott 0-1 0-0 0; JACKSON, Fateem 0-0 0-0 0;

SAINTILIUS, Alsmith 0-2 0-0 0; OXNER, Keinan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-75 12-19

79.

PSU WILKES-BARRE (2-2)

MONROE, DeAndre 6-9 0-0 15; ROGERS, David 7-13 0-0 14; LEWIS, Colton 5-8 2-3

12; CANTINE, Christopher 3-16 3-5 10; FRANCIS, Nigebo 3-3 0-1 6; JACKSON,

Shakur 2-5 1-1 5; WELLS, Tyler 1-2 0-0 2; HIGHTOWER, E’Drise 0-0 0-0 0;

AUGUSTINE, Keandre 0-4 0-0 0; DAWSON-JOHNSON, J. 0-2 0-0 0; BARNER, Robert

0-2 0-0 0. Totals 27-64 6-10 64.

Lock Haven………………..   38   41  –   79

PSU Wilkes-Barre…………..   32   32  –   64

3-point goals–Lock Haven 5-15 (HINTON, Amir 2-5; BARNES, Jihad 1-2;

RENNINGER, Cole 1-3; CAMPBELL, Khaleeq 1-3; BRAKE, Tarojae 0-1; SAINTILIUS,

Alsmith 0-1), PSU Wilkes-Barre 4-18 (MONROE, DeAndre 3-4; CANTINE,

Christopher 1-8; WELLS, Tyler 0-1; AUGUSTINE, Keandre 0-3; BARNER, Robert

0-1; ROGERS, David 0-1). Fouled out–Lock Haven-None, PSU

Wilkes-Barre-FRANCIS, Nigebo; LEWIS, Colton. Rebounds–Lock Haven 45 (SLADE,

Craig 9), PSU Wilkes-Barre 41 (LEWIS, Colton 7). Assists–Lock Haven 14

(JACKSON, Brahieme 5), PSU Wilkes-Barre 11 (CANTINE, Christopher 3; JACKSON,

Shakur 3). Total fouls–Lock Haven 11, PSU Wilkes-Barre 18. Technical

fouls–Lock Haven-None, PSU Wilkes-Barre-None. A-90

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