Youngstown State routs NAIA’s Wilberforce 86-51
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP)—Damian Eargle scored 16 points and Devonte Maymon added 15 to lead Youngstown State to an 86-51 win over Wilberforce on Tuesday night.
The Penguins (7-9) pulled away easily from Wilberforce of the NAIA, despite shooting 39.5 percent (32 of 81) from the floor. Youngstown State dominated on the boards, outrebounding Wilberforce 61-42.
Kendrick Perry finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Penguins, who ended a three-game losing streak. DuShawn Brooks had eight points and 11 rebounds.
Youngstown State went into halftime with a 39-26 advantage. The Penguins pushed their lead to 30 points 10:24 left in the second half, highlighted by Perry’s dunk off his steal.
Tremayne Scott scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Wilberforce (2-13), which made 32.3 percent (20 of 62) of its field goal attempts. Darius Foster also had 15 points.