Franklin drops 27, Gorillas drill Hornets
Donovan Franklin had a game-high 27 points
PITTSBURG, Kan. — RELEASE FROM PITTSBURG STATE ATHLETICS:
Donovan Franklin scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Pittsburg State University men’s basketball team to a 90-66 victory over Emporia State University Wednesday (Jan. 23) at John Lance Arena/Whetzel Court.
The Pitt State men improved to 9-0 at home tonight, beating Emporia State 90-66.
Donovan Franklin finished with 27 points. Grant Lozoya added 17 (3-5 3pt).
— Jacob Lenard (@j_lenard) January 24, 2019
The Gorillas (14-4, 7-2 MIAA) built a 40-23 halftime cushion and never looked back against the Hornets (7-10, 2-6 MIAA).
Pitt State shot 48.4 percent from the field (31-64) in the contest, while limited ESU to 30.8 percent shooting (20-65). The Gorillas converted 14 3-pointers in the contest.
Grant Lozoya added 17 points, while Ray Elliott finished with a season-high 13 points. Demetrius Levarity just missed a double-double with nine points and a game-high nine rebounds.
ESU got 11 points from Justin Washington and 10 more from Malik Hluchoweckyj.
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