Men's Basketball Falls to DeSales, 61-45

Center Valley, Pa. (12/20/11) – The Kean University men’s basketball team fell to host DeSales University, 61-45, Tuesday evening in non-conference action.

Sophomore Kyle Latorre led Kean with 12 points as the Cougars fell to 2-8 this season.  Brett Moyer led the Bulldogs with a game-high 20 points as DeSales improved to 4-5.

The Cougars came out strong jumping out to a 10-2 lead early in the contest.  While DeSales closed the gap, Kean would retain the lead until the final five minutes of the first half.  With the game tied at 20-all, the Bulldogs closed out the first stanza on a 9-2 run to take a 29-22 lead.  Latorre had six points and five rebounds in the first 20 minutes of action.

DeSales would not relinquish their lead in the second half as Kean was unable to overcome the deficit.

Senior Leigh Keenan recorded five points and five rebounds while junior Branly Cadet added six points.

Kean enjoys a short holiday break before returning to action on Thursday, December 29th when they travel to Randolph-Macon College for the Coaches Classic.