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Sophomore Abdouylaye Thiam (12) vs. Lake Mary (2017)

Men's Basketball wraps up preseason
11/23/2017 10:04:00 AM

Senior guard Daniel Love scored a team-high 26 points and sophomore Abdoulaye Thiam buried a three-pointer with 28 seconds left to give Men's Basketball a 74-71 lead but visiting Bartow scored the final five points, inlcuding a three with 1.9 seconds left, for a 76-74 victory over the Panthers in game two of the preseason classic. Thiam continues to impress, finishing with 18 points and five rebounds while Dante Love finished with 13 points. Senior forward Esdras Jean collected seven points and a team-high eight rebounds. DP opened the game with a 14-0 run but the Yellow Jackets chipped away steadily, closing the deficit to four at the half and just one after three quarters. Monday night saw the Panthers roll past visiting Lake Mary, 79-55, with contributions across the bench. Daniel Love finished with 21 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals; Jordan Poventud closed with 15 points, four rebounds and three blocks; Dante Love picked up 13 points, six assists and four steals; Abdoulaye Thiam added 11 points and five rebounds in his first varsity start; Antone Alexander chipped in with eight points and seven rebounds. DP will move on to the regular season with a huge home opener against West Orange Tuesday night.

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