Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball takes opener 73-61 behind Magnusson's 19 points

SALISBURY, NC – Catawba College held off a second-half rally by Virginia State to earn a 73-61 win in action on Friday night at the Salisbury Roundball Classic at Goodman Gym. It was the opener for both teams. In the opening game, Cheyney (1-1) defeated Allen (0-3) 126-89. Catawba shot 55% in the opening half to build a 45-30 edge. Virginia State had cut the margin to 15 on Mark Adams’ half court shot to beat the buzzer. Catawba surrendered the opening basket of the game and never trailed after gaining a 3-2 lead. The Tribe held a 45-25 edge in the final minute of the opening frame. Virginia State would put on a furious rally in the opening 10 minutes of the second half. After goinig down 47-30, the Trojans scored seven straight points to cut the deficit to 47-37 on a put back by Kanandi Hall. Brian Graves ended the run with a basket for the Tribe, but Virginia State reeled off 11 consecutive points to come within 49-48 after a three-pointer by Jimmie Gerald with 11:56 to play. Catawba would withstand the run, getting layups by Andy Thomson and Helgi Magnusson and a three-pointer by Jamel Hamilton to push the lead back to 56-48 with 9:17 left. The Trojans closed within four twice, the last at 61-57 with 6:27 to go, but could get no closer. Magnusson scored 19 to pace Catawba, while Hamilton added 14 points off the bench. Thomson added 13 points and seven rebounds, while Graves had 12 points and nine boards. Rodney Henry scored 15 to lead the Trojans, while Anthony Reid had 10 points. Cheyney University placed six players in double figures en route to its 126-89 victory over Allen University. Asaad Brown scored a game-high 32 points to pace the Wolves, who scored 74 points in the opening half. Maurice Bryant had 22 points, 10 assits and eight rebounds for Cheyney. Andre Logan and Iren Rainey each posted double-doubles with 15 points and 11 rebounds., while Dexter Gregory and Husieen Edmonds each tallied 10 points. Cheyney trailed only once at 3-2 in the opening seconds. The Wolves led 32-18 after eight minutes and grabbed a 30-point bulge at 61-31 with 5:23 remaining in the opening half and led 74-43 at the break. The Wolves shot 64% in the opening frame, including 8-of-18 from three-point range. The Wolves wpould lead by as many as 41 on several occasions in the final half. Allen got 31 points from Therial Davis, who hit on 11-of-25 shots, including 8-of-15 from three-point range. Lloyd Clinton posted a double-double with 19 points and a game-high 16 rebounds. Mingo Floyd scored 10 points for the Yellow Jackets. #####

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Softball vs. LIMESTONE, 5-1 WStats
Softball vs. LIMESTONE, 2-10 LStats
Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE, 19-5 WStats
Lacrosse (M) vs. PFEIFFER, 13-11 WStats
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE, 61-73 LAudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE, 89-57 WAudioVideoStats

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1
February 1

Baseball @ Pfeiffer 13-3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 74-76

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 87-76

234
February 4

Golf (W) @ Kiawah/Barton Inv. (Oak Point GC) 14th of 17

Softball @ Augusta 3-5

Softball vs. West Georgia 1-4

Baseball @ Lee 0-6

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 76-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 77-76

Baseball @ Lee 2-1

5
February 5

Golf (W) @ Kiawah/Barton Inv. (Oak Point GC) 14th of 17

Softball @ Augusta 4-5

Softball vs. West Georgia 5-6

Tennis (W) vs. EMMANUEL 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. EMMANUEL 7-2

Baseball @ Lee 7-8

67
February 7

Lacrosse (M) @ Young Harris 10-9

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 9-12

8
February 8

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 41-61

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

9
February 9

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 1)

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ Anderson 6-3

Tennis (W) @ Anderson 0-9

10
February 10

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 1)

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. Wayne State,MI 0-8

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-17

Softball vs. Texas A&M-Commerce 0-2

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 3)

11
February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 1)

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. Hillsdale 2-3

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 9-0

Tennis (W) vs. JC SMITH 9-0

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 69-74

Softball vs. West Chester 2-3

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-73

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships (Day 4) M-6th; W-8th

12
February 12

Softball vs. Valdosta State 3-12

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate (Fleming Isl. GC) 10th of 15

14
February 14

Golf (M) @ Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate (Fleming Isl. GC) 10th of 15

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 9-1

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 4-5

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 17-3

15
February 15

Baseball vs. Armstrong, ccd, 5 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Queens 72-48

Basketball (M) @ Queens 85-93

16
February 16

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 8-1

17
February 17

Swimming @ Royal Open 

18
February 18

Swimming @ Royal Open 

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 6-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 18-15

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 3-12

Basketball (W) @ Brevard 80-61

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 10-16

Softball vs. PFEIFFER 2-9

Basketball (M) @ Brevard 77-60

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-4

19
February 19

Softball vs. GOLDY BEACOM 8-3

Tennis (W) vs. BREVARD 9-0

Softball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 6-7

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 6-4

Tennis (M) vs. BREVARD 8-1

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Inv. (Carolina CC) 11th of 19

21
February 21

Golf (W) @ Converse Inv. (Carolina CC) 11th of 19

Baseball vs. PFEIFFER 22-12

22
February 22

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-1

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 2-10

Lacrosse (M) vs. PFEIFFER 13-11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 19-5

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 61-73

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 89-57

23
February 23

Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROBERTS WESLEYAN 3 p.m.

24
February 24

Baseball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 6 p.m.

25
February 25

Softball vs. Limestone noon

Baseball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 4 p.m.

Softball vs. Flagler 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN 7 p.m.

26
February 26

Softball vs. Mount Olive 10 a.m.

Softball vs. UNC Pembroke 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Golf (M) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY)

28
February 28

Golf (M) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY)

Tennis (M) @ Newberry 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Newberry 2 p.m.

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