Saturday men: Crusaders pick up first loss

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Kevin Herring II hit four 3-pointers, including one that put Drew ahead to stay in the Rangers' win vs. Susquehanna.
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Drew shot 6-for-12 from 3-point range in the second half and overcame 21 points from Josh Miller as the Rangers handed No. 11 Susquehanna its first loss of the season, 76-74, on Saturday afternoon. 

Mike Klinger scored 21 for the Rangers (9-7, 6-2 Landmark), while Kevin Herring II hit four 3-pointers, including one which gave Drew the lead for good with 1:50 to go. Susquehanna fell to 15-1, 6-1.

John Snow was hot on a chilly Saturday afternoon, as the senior scored a career-high 42 points to lead Rutgers-Newark to a 93-89 come-from-behind win at Rowan. It's the third consecutive game that the Scarlet Raiders (12-4, 7-2) have had a player score 30 points or more. Rutgers-Newark has won five of its past six games.

Ryan Farragher shot a game-best 9-for-12 from the floor en route to 21 points, leading seven players in double figures as No. 7 John Carroll ran away from No. 19 Mount Union, 116-93. The Blue Streaks (15-0, 8-0 OAC) led for the final 35:56 of the game. Doug Caputo had a double-double with 14 poitns and 12 rebounds, while David Linane added 11 points and 13 assists.

Jayde Dawson hit a 3-pointer with 5:13 to go in the game to give Amherst the lead and the No. 9 Lord Jeffs were able to hold off Connecticut College down the stretch to win 88-86. The Camels had four shots to tie or take the lead in the closing minutes but missed each of them, including a shot at the buzzer. Connecticut College went 0-2 on the weekend after a 10-3 start to the season.

Jared Staege and Devin Yurk scored 20 points apiece as UW-La Crosse overcame a huge night from Trinson White to knock off No. 14 UW-Whitewater, 72-70. White had a game-high 23 points and 18 rebounds, 16 of them on the defensive end. 

No. 23 St. Norbert survived to win 56-53 at Knox to win its 53rd consecutive Midwest Conference game. The Green Knights won despite shooting just 28.3 percent from the floor.

Catholic built up a 24-point second half lead and held on down the stretch to defeat No. 24 Scranton 73-62. Bryson Fonville led the Cardinals (12-4, 5-2 Landmark) with 21 points, nine assists and four steals. It was the Cardinals' win at Scranton since Nov. 25, 2007.

Connor Raridon scored a game-high 31 points, including 14-for-15 from the foul line, and added a game-high 15 rebounds as No. 25 North Central won on the road at Illinois Wesleyan, 96-89. One of Raridon's foul shots came with 11 seconds left in regulation to tie the game. 

Alma won its first game on the campus of Calvin College since February 1999, defeating the Knights by an 86-64 margin in front of a crowd of over 2,000. The Scots, winners in 10 of their last 11 outings, got 17 points from DJ Beckman in improving to 11-4, 4-0 in the MIAA.

St. John Fisher won its seventh in a row, as the Cardinals held on for an 89-81 win over visiting Ithaca. Fisher, playing its sixth game in a span of eight days, has turned its fortunes around quickly, improving to 11-3, 5-0 in the Empire 8. Senior Tyler Hart led the way for the Cardinals, tallying 25 points and nine assists (both career highs).   He was a perfect 12-for-12 from the foul line, with eight of them coming in the final 58 seconds of play.

Coast Guard sprinted out to a 19-0 lead and coasted to a 73-64 win vs. Clark. Kevin Alvarez scored nine points during the run en route to 17, while Ethan Boose led all players with 25 points and 12 rebounds.

No. 20 Roanoke bounced back from Wednesday's loss by defeating Randolph-Macon 91-85. John Caldwell poured in 19 points in 19 minutes off the bench to lead the Maroons (13-2, 5-1 ODAC), who placed five scorers in double figures. 

Stephen Pelkofer and Sean McGann combined for 45 points but UW-Oshkosh used a 14-0 second-half run to defeat UW-Stevens Point 64-59. Oshkosh (10-5, 3-1 WIAC) made nine of 10 free throws in the final 53 seconds of the game to prevent any chance of a UW-Stevens Point rally. In the second half, the Titans were 13-for-16 from the charity stripe, 6-for-8 from behind the arc and 12-for-19 from the field. The defending champions fell to 8-7, 1-3 in the WIAC.

Lancaster Bible won its 12th game in a row, defeating Morrisville State on the road, 97-66. The Chargers jumped out to a 32-10 lead and Kurt Keltner finished with a career-high 25 points.

Joey Flannery scored a season-high 36 points and became the program's all-time leader in made free throws as visiting Babson defeated Wheaton (Mass.) 92-81. The junior raised his total to 1,562 career points, 425 of them from the foul line. The Beavers have won 13 straight in the series dating to 2011.

Aaron Mann had a game-high 34 points and 15 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Anderson got past Franklin 97-94 in double overtime. Mann had a 3-point attempt rim out at the buzzer as Franklin fell to 1-14.

Erick Loften-Harris scored 11 of his 17 points in the second half as Montclair State upended NJAC leader New Jersey City 72-71. Shaun Russell added 13 points as the Red Hawks (7-8, 4-5 NJAC) held off the Gothic Knights for their first win against NJCU since Dec. 12, 2012.