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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Saturday, February 1, 2003

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.
ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE 90, SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY 78
SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY (11-7, 5-3)

Chris Zimmerman 7-12 2-4 20; Nick Griffiths 5-13 0-0 14; Tim Hurd 4-8 5-6 13; Dan Rathmell 4-6 1-2 9; Bubba Mills 4-6 0-3 8; James Barile 2-4 2-3 7; Walter Fowler 0-2 4-4 4; Sam Snyder 1-4 1-1 3; Phil Sander 0-1 0-0 0; Zigmas Kaknevicius 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 27-58 15-23 78.
ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE (12-6, 6-2)
Jon Connor 8-11 4-4 23; Kyle Conrad 4-6 3-3 12; Greg Adams 4-5 1-4 11; Jon English 3-12 5-6 11; Chad Heller 4-9 1-2 10; Dan Keane 0-1 6-6 6; Andrew Flynn 3-7 0-0 6; Ian Daecher 2-5 2-8 6; Brian Loftus 1-8 1-2 3; Darryl Brown 1-1 0-0 2; Ben Tannous 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-66 23-35 90.
Susquehanna University..... 25 53 - 78
Elizabethtown College......… 48 42 - 90

3-point goals-Susquehanna University 9-24 (Chris Zimmerman 4-7; Nick Griffiths 4-11; James Barile 1-3; Bubba Mills 0-1; Dan Rathmell 0-2), Elizabethtown College 7-20 (Jon Connor 3-6; Greg Adams 2-2; Kyle Conrad 1-2; Chad Heller 1-4; Brian Loftus 0-5; Ben Tannous 0-1). Fouled out-Susquehanna University-Zigmas Kaknevicius; Tim Hurd; James Barile, Elizabethtown College-None. Rebounds-Susquehanna University 29 (Sam Snyder 5; Bubba Mills 5), Elizabethtown College 45 (Ian Daecher 10). Assists-Susquehanna University 16 (Chris Zimmerman 7), Elizabethtown College 23 (Brian Loftus 5; Chad Heller 5). Total fouls-Susquehanna University 30, Elizabethtown College 19. A-800