Lancaster, Pa. (11/18/11) – Sophomore guard Michael Burton scored a game-high 21 points, but it was not enough as Oneonta State defeated Kean University, 78-58, Friday evening at the Franklin & Marshall Rotary Tip-Off Tournament.
With the loss the Cougars (1-1) will face Neumann University in the consolation matchup on Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Cougars and Red Dragons played a close first half, with neither team leading by more than six points. But it was in the second half that Oneonta found a way to widen the gap, using an 18-9 run over the first 10 minutes of the period to take a 15 point lead (59-44).
Senior Leigh Keenan added 12 points in the loss.