Salisbury ousted from NCAAs by F&M, 118-69 Gulls held to season low in first-round game

March 01, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Salisbury State's first appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament since 1992 was short-lived as Franklin & Marshall defeated the Sea Gulls, 118-69, yesterday in a first-round game.

Franklin & Marshall's 118 points were a school record, and it held Salisbury State to a season-low. Jeremiah Henry scored a game-high 32 points, including six three-pointers, to lead Franklin & Marshall (26-1), with Mike Mehaffey contributing 22 and Darren Sanborn 15.

The Sea Gulls (19-9) were led by Bill Lancaster's 16 points.

Behind 72 percent shooting, Franklin & Marshall had a 63-30 lead at the half on the way to its 30th straight home win.

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