Millersville, PA- The Philadelphia University Rams (5-2, 1-0 CACC) saw three starters score in double digits as they picked up a road win 69-52 at Millersville (3-1) on Saturday. PhilaU senior guard Russell Frederick (Baltimore, MD/ Calvert Hall) led all scorers with 24 points and added three rebounds and seven steals in the win.
The Rams shot 50% from the floor for the game, including 70% in the second half to MU's 33%.
PhilaU led by no more than one point in the first half, as two good free throws by freshman guard Ed DiRugeris (Plymouth Meeting, PA/ Pennsbury) that gave the maroon and grey a 26-25 tally at the half. DiRugeris finished the night with 12 points and two assists.
In round two, Ram senior forward Malcolm Ingram (Philadelphia, PA/ Solebury Prep) started off with two makes at the charity stripe to give PhilaU a 28-25 lead, and the squad would finish the night tied for their biggest lead at 17 on two more DiRugeris foul shots to make the final 69-52. Ingram finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
PhilaU senior forward Mike Yocum (Dresher, PA/ Episcopal Academy) added nine points and four boards in the win, while MU was led with 10 points each from Nigel Davis and Brandon Widener.
The Rams return to action on Monday (11/30) at Lock Haven at 7:00 p.m. in a non-conference game.