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Eastern Conn. holds off PSU Men’s Basketball

Panthers come up short against Warriors

               PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Junior Nick Nedwick (Irvington, N.Y.) scored a game-high 25 points Saturday afternoon as Eastern Connecticut State University held off Plymouth State University, 63-56, in Little East Conference men’s basketball action at Foley Gymnasium.

              Nedwick converted 10-of-17 shots from the field while also collecting three assists and three steals.  He was joined in the double-figure scoring department by junior Jamie Kohn (Columbia, Conn.), who finished with 13 points and nine rebounds.  The Warriors improve to 13-5 overall and 6-3 in the Little East, tied for second place with Keene State College and Rhode Island College, all two games back of league-leading Western Connecticut.

              Plymouth State got a balanced scoring attack from seniors Tom Dowd (Portsmouth, N.H.), Ryan Lambert (Derry, N.H./Pinkerton) and Matt Feehan (Nashua, N.H.), who finished with 15, 13 and 12 points, respectively.  The Panthers, who had won three of their previous four, drop to 9-10 overall and 3-6 in conference play.

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