St. Francis (Pa.) pulls away from Mount St. Mary's 73-58
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) Earl Brown scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help fifth-seeded St. Francis (Pa.) to a 73-58 upset win over No. 4 Mount St. Mary's in the Northeast Conference quarterfinal Wednesday night.
Greg Brown contributed 24 points and Ronnie Drinnon had 11 rebounds for St. Francis (16-14), which shot 52.4 percent from the field on 42 attempts and controlled the boards 35-17. It was Brown's 12th double-double of the season.
St. Francis closed out the first half with an 8-2 burst to take a 29-24 advantage. Mount St. Mary's (15-15) cut the gap early in the second to 33-31 on a 3-pointer from Charles Glover, but St. Francis responded with a 13-2 run that included 3s from Ollie Jackson and Dominique Major.
St. Francis plays St. Francis-Brooklyn in a semifinal game Saturday.