Morgan scores 25; Penguins dropped by Fordham, 67-61

NEW YORK — Devin Morgan’s 25 points weren’t enough as Youngstown State dropped a 67-61 decision to Fordman Saturday in the Rams Johnny Bach Classic tournament.

Nick Honor hit four free throws in the final 18 seconds and Fordham earned back-to-back wins..

Morgan’s fifth 3-pointer cut the lead to 63-61 before those four free throws.

Fordham (3-1) knocked off Florida International in the Friday opener, 83-77.

The Penguins (2-3) held a 10-point lead going into the final minute of the first half, but Honor got to the basket for back-to-back layups to cut the lead to 34-28 lead at intermission.

Ivan Raut hit a 3 with 14:47 left to get Fordham even at 38-38 and Jesse Bunting’s layup a minute later put the Rams up for good.

Honor finished with 17 points for Fordham (3-1). Antwon Portley added 12 points.

Naz Bohannon finished with 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds for a YSU team which finished shooting 56.5 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent from 3.

Today, YSU takes on Florida International starting at noon.

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