WILKES-BARRE — Steve Stravinski scored 15 points for the Wilkes University men’s basketball team on Tuesday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Colonels dropped a 51-47 decision to DeSales in Freedom Conference action.
The Colonels trailed 24-20 at the half and that turned out to be the difference maker as both teams matched scores in the second half, 27-27.
Steve Stravinski was the only Colonel to score in double digits for Wilkes (8-15), which will host King’s (13-11) on Saturday.
DeSales 71, Wilkes 53
Despite being down only 31-28, Wilkes was unable to stage a second half comeback in the loss to visiting DeSales.
Elena Stambone led the Lady Colonels with 19 points while Chelsea Brown contributed 16.