PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Captain B.J. Warrington and newcomer Christopher Fazio each scored 13 points Thursday as the Purchase mens basketball team came back from a halftime deficit to defeat Mount St. Mary 76-71.
Purchase (3-1, 2-0 in Skyline Conference) trailed 31-30 at halftime, got a big basket by John Pressley (New York, N.Y.) with 17 seconds left to take a 72-71 lead before Jake Stevens III (Far Rockaway, N.Y.) made a pair of high-pressure free throws to give the Panthers some breathing room in the final minute.
Amar Reynolds finished with 11 points and center Elon Howard (Brooklyn, N.Y.) capped his night with 12 points and six boards. Justin Person (Greenburgh, N.Y.) scored seven points and in 21 minutes.
Pressley finished with 11 points and Warrington added 10 rebounds for a double-double.
Purchase can make it four straight this weekend in the Hockenbury Classic.
Reports from Purchase and Mount St. Mary Sports Information
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