Matthews and Robinson post career-highs in 92-79 road loss

Matthews and Robinson post career-highs in 92-79 road loss

YOUNG HARRIS, GA – Young Harris College expanded a 10-point halftime deficit to 20 early in the second half and the Mountains Lions went on to claim a 92-79 Peach Belt Conference victory over Francis Marion University, Sunday afternoon (Feb. 9) in men's basketball play.

Francis Marion will play host to Augusta University on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Junior forward Keith Matthews led the Patriots with a career-high 32 points on 12-of-20 shooting.  He also nailed 6-of-10 three-point shots and pulled down seven rebounds.  Freshman swingman Ja'Lil Robinson poured in a career-high 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting, while sophomore 6-7 center Winston Hill tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds to notch his ninth double-double of the season, and the fourth in the past five contests.

Guard Brian Harper paced Young Harris with 21 points, 14 assists, and six rebounds.

Francis Marion shot 50.9 percent from the field, including 14-of-35 three-point attempts.

 

02/09/20 2:00 pm at Young Harris, GA
YOUNG HARRIS 92, FRANCIS MARION 79
FRANCIS MARION (4-17,3-11 Peach)
Keith Matthews 12-20 2-3 32; Ja'Lil Robinson 7-13 2-4 20; Winston Hill 6-7
5-11 18; Jaquez Smith 2-7 0-0 6; Trey Jones 1-4 0-0 3; Jamal Edmonson 0-0
0-0 0; Loginn Norton 0-0 0-0 0; Alex Cox 0-4 0-0 0; Gabriel Dickerson 0-0
0-0 0. Totals 28-55 9-18 79.
YOUNG HARRIS (7-15,5-9 Peach B)
Brian Harper 6-12 7-8 21; Nate Louis 6-8 3-5 18; Ryle Owens 7-10 0-1 18;
Jonathan  King 4-7 5-6 14; Brian Free 2-5 3-3 9; Jacorie Archie 1-4 1-2 4;
Kristian Collins 1-4 1-2 3; Seth McCoy 1-6 0-0 3; Brandon Beloti 1-2 0-2 2.
Totals 29-58 20-29 92.
Francis Marion................   33   46  -   79
Young Harris...................   43   49  -   92
3-point goals--Francis Marion 14-35 (Keith Matthews 6-10; Ja'Lil Robinson
4-9; Jaquez Smith 2-7; Trey Jones 1-4; Winston Hill 1-1; Alex Cox 0-4),
Young Harris 14-29 (Ryle Owens 4-7; Nate Louis 3-4; Brian Free 2-4; Brian
Harper 2-2; Seth McCoy 1-6; Jacorie Archie 1-4; Jonathan  King 1-1; Kristian
Collins 0-1). Fouled out--Francis Marion-Gabriel Dickerson, Young
Harris-Brandon Beloti. Rebounds--Francis Marion 35 (Winston Hill 12), Young
Harris 31 (Brian Harper 6). Assists--Francis Marion 22 (Jaquez Smith 5;
Winston Hill 5), Young Harris 20 (Brian Harper 14). Total fouls--Francis
Marion 24, Young Harris 19. Technical fouls--Francis Marion-Winston Hill;
TEAM, Young Harris-None. A-513