When Neumann University’s men’s basketball team tips off against Cabrini College tonight in a NCAA Division III Colonial States Athletic Conference tournament semifinal, five Delaware high school products will be in uniform looking to make a contribution.
Cabrini enters the game with a 20-5 record, including a nine-game winning streak and 13 of 14 wins since losing at Wesley College in Dover on Jan. 2. The top-seeded Cavaliers have just one loss at their home arena, Nerney Field House, where tonight’s game will be played.
Senior guard A.J. Williams is Cabrini’s leading scorer, at 12 points per game. The St. Elizabeth High School graduate has started 23 of his team’s 25 games and plays the most minutes of any player on the team at nearly 30 a contest. He also leads the Cavaliers defensively with 55 steals.
Howard Blake III, a graduate of Sanford School, has seen action in 15 games this season, starting twice. He is scoring 3.1 points a game in just under six minutes of action.
There are three Delawareans on fifth-seeded Neumann’s roster. The Knights are 13-13 and reached the semifinals with a first-round win at Immaculata on Saturday. They have won five of their last seven games.
Terrance Clark, a senior guard from Middletown High School, has started 17 of the 22 games in which he has played, averaging five points and 25.5 minutes a night. He leads the team in assists and is among the leaders in steals.
Caesar Rodney High School alum Dom Gibson averages 7.2 points but has played in just 15 games, starting twice. He has drained 26 three-point shots, good for second on the squad.
Ambrose Cousin, who graduated from William Penn High School, has appeared in three games and has attempted just one field goal and two foul shots, making none.
The game tonight is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. If you are thinking of attending, Cabrini College is located at 610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, Pa. If not, you can see the game online and get live stats.