Math, Civics and Sciences (Pa.) defeats Patterson, 81-63

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Math, Civics and Sciences held a 31-point advantage at halftime and Patterson’s second-half rally was too little, too late as it fell to the Philadelphia school, 81-63, in the Jameer Nelson Classic at Widener University.

MCS built a significant lead from the tip, jumping out to a 10-0 lead and going into the locker room at halftime up 49-18. Aquille Carr, who finished with 19 points, six rebounds, three assists and four steals, picked up his fourth foul early in the second quarter and sat as MCS’ lead ballooned.

Patterson (6-2) played without second-leading scorer Myrek Lee-Fowlkes, who did not make the trip.

MCS was led by sophomore guard Malik Starkes, who had a game-high 30 points and added five rebounds, three assists and four steals. Jeremiah Worthem had 16 points and seven rebounds for MCS, which led by as many as 37 points in the second half.

For Patterson, Devin Hebron had 19 points and eight rebounds; Shakir Brown had 13 points, five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and four steals; and Nyme Manns had seven points and six rebounds.

The Clippers return to action next Saturday against Price (Calif.) at the Brandon Jennings Invitational in Milwaukee.

Patterson defeats Plymouth-Whitemarsh (Pa.), 54-35

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CHESTER, Pa. — Patterson used a stifling defense and a game-high 19 points from Aquille Carr to cruise past Plymouth-Whitemarsh, 54-35, in the Jameer Nelson Classic at Widener University.

Patterson (6-1) held Plymouth-Whitemarsh to 23 percent shooting from the floor and forced 18 turnovers — 14 of which came on steals. The Clippers jumped out to a 10-0 lead and held a double-digit advantage for much of the night.

Carr, who also had five steals, was named MVP of the game. On a number of occasions he wowed the capacity crowd with drives to the basket.

Devin Hebron added 11 points, while Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 10 points, seven rebounds and five steals. Dereck Oliver and Nyme Manns had five points a piece; Shakir Brown had eight rebounds and three assists; Kwynten Brooks had four assists; and Leonard Livingston had seven rebounds and three blocks.

Patterson is back at Widener for its second game in the Jameer Nelson Classic on Friday at 3 p.m. against Math, Civics and Sciences from Philadelphia.

Patterson defeats City College, 69-61

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Patterson opened up a sizable lead early and held a double-digit advantage much of the way in its 69-61 victory over City College before a capacity crowd at home.

Aquille Carr had 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists to pace the Clippers (5-1), who led 20-9 after the first quarter and 37-23 at halftime. Myrek Lee-Fowlkes added 13 points and nine rebounds, while Shakir Brown had 12 points, five rebounds and three steals.

Patterson out-rebounded City by seven and held it to 39 percent shooting, including 1 of 9 (11 percent) from behind the arc. It also forced 14 turnovers.

Nyme Manns had six points and nine rebounds off the bench and Leonard Livingston chipped in four points and nine rebounds. Kwynten Brooks came off the bench for 19 solid minutes, accumulating two rebounds, two blocks, two steals and an assist.

The Clippers are back in action next Wednesday, Dec. 28, against Plymouth Whitemarsh (Pa.) in the Jameer Nelson Classic at Widener University (Pa.).

Lincoln (N.Y.) defeats Patterson in overtime, 71-66

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Aquille Carr scored a game-high 36 points, but sophomore sensation Isaiah Whitehead and Lincoln (N.Y.) pulled out a 71-66 overtime victory over Patterson in front of more than 2,000 fans at Towson.

Carr made 10 of 17 shots from the field, 16 of 20 free throws and had six steals for the Clippers (4-1), who trailed much of the way–and by as many as seven points in the fourth quarter.

But Myrek Lee-Fowlkes (15 points) hit two free throws to give Patterson a one-point lead with a minute left and Shakir Brown made a 3-pointer from the corner with eight seconds left to tie the game at 63 and send it to overtime.

Whitehead, however, ensured Lincoln (5-0) traveled back to Brooklyn with the victory. He had 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Travis Charles added 14 points and five rebounds.

Devin Hebron had six points and seven rebounds for Patterson, while Leonard Livingston had four blocks.

Patterson is back in action Monday night at home against City College. Fans are encouraged to bring canned goods and nonperishable items that the team will donate to a local shelter this holiday season.

Patterson defeats WEB DuBois, 76-38

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Patterson established a double-digit lead minutes into its home opener against WEB DuBois and cruised to a 76-38 victory.

Patterson (4-0) went up 16-2 at one point in the first quarter and led 43-19 at halftime before its reserves played much of the second half. The Clippers held DuBois to 27 percent shooting from the field and forced 29 turnovers, a season high.

Shakir Brown led Patterson with 15 points. He also added nine rebounds and three steals. Leonard Livingston notched his first double-double of the season, chipping in 10 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks.

Freshman Dereck Oliver, making his second start, had 10 points, four assists and four steals. Aquille Carr added 13 points and three assists. Nyme Manns had six rebounds and Travonn Barnett had four rebounds to help the Clippers to a 13-rebound advantage over DuBois.

Patterson returns to action tomorrow night against undefeated Lincoln (N.Y.) at Towson. Tickets are still available for $10 by contacting coach Bell (see coach section for phone number) or they can be purchased for $12 at the door.

Patterson defeats Mervo, 66-27

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Playing its first true road game of the season, Patterson made quick work of Mervo, forcing a running clock in the third quarter and cruising to a 66-27 victory.

The Clippers (3-0) led 24-9 after the first quarter and 43-16 at halftime. Where Patterson showed its offensive prowess in the first two games–scoring 100 and 91 points–it used a stingy defensive effort on Tuesday night for the comfortable win. It held Mervo to 25 percent shooting and forced 19 turnovers.

Aquille Carr and Devin Hebron had 15 points each. Carr added five assists while Hebron made all three of his 3-point attempts. Leonard Livingston had 11 points, six rebounds and four blocks, and through three games the 6-foot-10 center is averaging 3.7 blocks.

Shakir Brown, Kwynten Brooks and Anthony Lee chipped in six points a piece, while Nyme Manns added six rebounds. Lee has made all six shots he has attempted this season and both free throws. Brown, who also grabbed five rebounds, is averaging a double-double for the season–13 points and 10.7 rebounds.

Patterson opens up its new gym on Friday night against WEB DuBois. All fans are encouraged to bring canned goods and/or nonperishable items that the team will donate to a local shelter before the upcoming holidays.