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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Etown Defeats Susquehanna, 90-78
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- Elizabethtown blew past Susquehanna, 90-78, at home Saturday to improve to 12-6 overall and 6-2 in the Commonwealth Conference, while Susquehanna, which was tied with Etown and Moravian for first place in the conference entering Saturday's game, fell to 11-7 overall and 5-3 in the conference. Moravian faces Lebanon Valley in a conference game today.
Etown steamrolled Susquehanna in the opening minutes and before long held a 17-4 lead. By halftime, the Blue Jays had stretched their lead to 48-25. The final 12-point margin was the closest Susquehanna got to Etown at any point in the second half.
Sophomore Jon Connor (Hershey, PA/Hershey) led five Etown players in double-figure scoring with a career-high performance of 23 points. He shot eight-for-11 from the field, three-for-six from three-point range, and four-for-four from the free throw line. Sophomore Kyle Conrad (Shillington, PA/Governor Mifflin) added 12 points on a four-for-six performance from the field, one three-pointer, and a three-for-three performance from the free-throw line. Jon English (Haddonfield, PA/Haddon Twp.) and Greg Adams (Lebanon, PA/Lebanon) added 11 points each, and Chad Heller (New Holland, PA/Garden Spot) added 10 points and had five assists. Ian Daecher (Lititz, PA/Warwick) led Etown with 10 rebounds while scoring six points.
Chris Zimmerman led Susquehanna with 20 points, Nick Griffiths scored 14 points, and Tim Hurd added 13 points.
Elizabethtown returns to action on the road Wednesday, February 5 on the road against conference rival Widener in a 7:00 p.m. game.
2/1/03 3:00 p.m. at Thompson Gymnasium, Elizabethtown, Pa.