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Men's Basketball pulls off second straight upset to advance to SAC Championship

HICKORY, NC – The seventh-seeded Catawba College Indians advanced to the finals of the 2004 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, upsetting Carson-Newman, the No. 3 seed in the semifinals of the tournament, 68-61, Saturday evening. The Indians (11-18), who upended No. 2 Tusculum on Friday, takes on Newberry College in the championship game Sunday at 2 p.m., at Catawba Valley Community College. The Eagles saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end and finished the year 18-10. Carson-Newman led by as many as nine in the second half, 39-30 with 16:08 left in regulation, before Catawba reeled off 10 straight points to take a 40-39 lead at the 13:09 mark of the second half. The Indians would take the lead for good on a three-pointer by sophomore forward Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) to make it 45-43 with 10:50 left in the contest. The Indians’ would extend the lead to as much as 11 en route to the win. Catawba senior guard Duke Phipps (Newport News, Va.) led all scores with 19 points to go along with nine rebounds while Magnusson added 17 points for the Indians. “I’m tickled for our kids,” said Catawba coach Jim Baker. “This is not even the same team as a week ago. I can’t explain it.” Baker credited a zone defense that neutralized Carson-Newman’s inside play and the Eagles struggled from the perimeter. The Indians also seem comfortable in the CVCC gym, where they are now 6-1 in conference tournament games all-time. “I told the guys, ‘This is our house,’ and they bought into it,” Baker said. The Indians shot 53 percent from the field (27-of-51) compared to Carson-Newman’s 39 percent (24-for-62). The Eagles also hit just five-of-20 (25 percent) from behind the three-point line. Carson-Newman had three players in double figures including senior forward Todd Lucas’ (Eustis, Fla.) team-high 12 points. “When you’re not shooting well, that’s a good time to play zone,” said Carson-Newman coach Dale Clayton. “Their zone was very good for them. When you’re not making shots, you start getting hesitant.” CATAWBA COLLEGE 68, CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE 61 CATAWBA COLLEGE (11-18) Phipps, Duke 7-13 4-4 19; Magnusson, Helgi 5-11 5-6 17; Woolridge, Chris 5-6 0-0 10; Graves, Brian 3-6 1-4 8; Manning, Jolly 3-3 0-0 6; Gibson, Jorvewe 2-3 0-0 4; Reddick, Marcus 1-4 0-0 2; Frasier, Brian 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 27-51 10-14 68. CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (18-10) Jonathan Martin 5-11 2-6 12; Ishmail Simmons 5-12 0-0 11; Terell Turner 4-12 2-4 11; Braun Dabbs 4-12 0-0 9; Larry Coleman 2-6 3-4 7; Rob Love 2-3 0-0 5; Todd Lucas 1-4 1-2 3; Bennett Jones 1-1 0-0 3; Anthony Jones 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-62 8-16 61. Catawba College............... 25 43 - 68 Carson-Newman College......... 30 31 - 61 3-point goals-Catawba College 4-15 (Magnusson, Helgi 2-6; Graves, Brian 1-3; Phipps, Duke 1-4; Frasier, Brian 0-2), Carson-Newman College 5-20 (Ishmail Simmons 1-4; Braun Dabbs 1-7; Bennett Jones 1-1; Terell Turner 1-5; Rob Love 1-2; Anthony Jones 0-1). Fouled out--Catawba College-None, Carson-Newman College-None. Rebounds-Catawba College 35 (Phipps, Duke 9), Carson-Newman College 35 (Todd Lucas 8). Assists-Catawba College 15 (Graves, Brian 6), Carson-Newman College 12 (Todd Lucas 3; Ishmail Simmons 3). Total fouls-Catawba College 15, Carson-Newman College 16. A-405 #####

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Tennis (W) @ Elon, 0-7 LStats

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

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February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 22

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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