Lackawanna Falls to Ranked Essex

Newark, NJ - Tuesday night, the Lackawanna College men's team fell to the #4 team in the NJCAA Division II polls, Essex County College. The Wolverines outscored Lackawanna by an 82-69 score.

In the loss, the Falcons had three players score in  double figures . Gilberto Benz, Cartier Talford, and Haasan Coleman each had 12 points apiece. Lackawanna's leading rebounder was Stevan Rodriquez with 9; while Talford and Javontay Pipken both led the  team in assists with 6.

Lackawanna returns to play on Thursday when they play Mercer County Community College at their West Windsor, New Jersey Campus. The game is the second game of a men's and women's doubleheader and will start 20 minutes after the completion of the women's contest.