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ALUMNI REPORT: D-I basketball

Pictured above: George Tinsley throws an in-bounds pass for Mount St. Mary’s Sunday. (Tom Robinson Photo)

By Tom Robinson and Bob Franceski,

EMMITSBURG, Md. – Sunday’s National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball schedule saw two District 2 graduates playing.

Here is a recap of how each did:


6-foot-6 senior forward from Abington Heights

Sunday’s result

Mount St. Mary’s (6-12 overall, 2-5 MAAC) lost to visiting Quinnipiac (14-5 overall, 5-3 MAAC), 58-51

Individual statistics

Started, played 37 minutes; 0/8 FG, 0/3 on 3-pointers, 0 points; 4 offensive, 6 defensive, 10 total rebounds; 2 steals.


Tinsley’s 10 rebounds were one short of his season high. He had half of them in the first 6:38 of the second half when the Mountaineers twice pushed the lead to six points. … Quinnipiac went on a 10-0 run to take the game’s biggest lead at 50-43 with 5:26 remaining. … Mount St. Mary’s was hurt by 17 turnovers to just 11 by Quinnipiac. Many of the turnovers were late in the shot clock and/or late in the game (nine in the last 13:30). … Before stuggling offensively Sunday in just his second scoreless game of the season, Tinsley had been averaging 10.8 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting 50 percent from the floor in the past six games.

Up next

Mount St. Mary’s travels to Siena Friday.


6-foot-2 freshman forward from Riverside

Sunday’s result

Drexel (13-4 overall, 5-1 CAA) lost at William & Mary (7-9 overall, 2-3 CAA), 74-58

Individual statistics

Started, played 7 minutes; 2/5 FG, 4 points; 2 offensive rebounds; no other statistics.


Drexel, facing a double-digit halftime deficit, 42-26, was able to cut the lead to five during the third quarter, but was unable to complete the comeback. … The Dragons got off to a slow start as William & Mary took a 13-4 lead. Drexel played evenly the remainder of the first quarter. … Drexel was uncharacteristically hurt by 17 turnovers against the Tribe.

Up next

Drexel travels to Towson Jan. 22. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

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