Johnson Posts Double-Double in Setback at Albright

Johnson Posts Double-Double in Setback at Albright

READING, Pa. - Stevenson senior Jaylin Johnson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, but Albright scored 16 straight points surrounding halftime en route to a 74-63 MAC Commonwealth men's basketball victory Saturday afternoon at the Bollman Center.

  • Stevenson (5-8, 2-2 MAC Commonwealth) held Albright (8-5, 3-1 MAC Commonwealth) without a field goal for the first three-plus minutes and led 7-1 on a basket by Mark Terrell with exactly 17:00 on the clock.
  • The Lions cut the lead to one, 12-11, at the 12:21 mark.
  • Five straight points capped by a Bo Wesley layup made it 16-11 with 10:55 left before halftime.
  • The guests opened up a nine-point advantage, 24-15, on a Norman Hughes three with 9:08 to go.
  • After Albright whittled the lead to four, Stevenson took a 29-22 lead with 4:38 remaining on a basket by Mikey Parker.
  • The Lions closed on a 10-0 run and took a 32-29 lead into intermission.

  • Back-to-back threes to open the second half put the Lions up 38-29.
  • The Mustangs scored the next five points to pull within four, 38-34, on a basket by Damein Coleman with 17:18 to go.
  • Stevenson kept Albright within striking distance, with a three by Cam Harris pulling the guests within six, 48-42, with just over 12 minutes left.
  • Albright embarked on a 12-2 run to build a 16-point cushion, 60-44, with 9:38 on the clock.
  • The Mustangs utilized seven straight points to get within nine, with a layup by Cornelius Bobo with just under six minutes to go making it 60-51.
  • The hosts scored the next six points to make it 66-51 with just under four minutes to play.
  • Albright led by at least 11 the rest of the way, with a three by Johnson at the horn accounting for the final.

  • Johnson finished 7-13 from the floor and also had four assists.  He reached season highs in points and rebounds.
  • Harris finished 3-6 behind the arc and totaled nine points off the bench.
  • Terrell and Hughes chipped in with eight and seven points, respectively.
  • The Mustangs were just 7-26 behind the arc and shot 37.5% overall, while Albright went 8-20 from long range and 45.9% overall.
  • Stevenson held a 42-39 rebound advantage.

  • Stevenson returns to Reading on Wednesday, heading to Alvernia for a 6 pm MAC Commonwealth tilt.
  • The Mustangs return home Saturday, January 11, when they host Widener in a 3 pm MAC Commonwealth contest at Owings Mills Gymnasium.