WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America men's basketball team came out strong at No. 19 Susquehanna, but the River Hawks were able to shoot their way past the Cardinals, 88-64.
The Cards led early, 17-11, five minutes into the contest in a game that featured seven ties and nine lead changes. However, tied at 34-all, Susquehanna ended the first half on an 18-5 run and took control for good.
The River Hawks shot 55-percent from the field and outrebounded the Cardinals by 10. Susquehanna's biggest lead came in the paint as it owned a 48-18 advantage.
Steven Weidlich led all scorers with 25 points while Ryan Traub added 17. They were the only two players to score more than 10 points in the game.
Catholic connected on 10 3-pointers, with three treys coming from sophomore Jimmy Golaszewski in just 10 minutes off the bench. He was one of three players to total nine points.
The Cardinals will look to back on track this Saturday when they host Scranton at 4 p.m. It will be both a "Red-Out" game as all fans are encouraged to wear their best Cardinal red, as well as Senior Day for fourth-year players Louis Khouri and Jeff Holland.
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