Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball falls at buzzer despite career-high 33 from Magnusson

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Douglas Tshomba hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to lead Tusculum College to an 89-88 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Alpine Arena. The Pioneers, now 12-9 overall and 5-5 in the SAC, have won their last five home games, while ending Catawba's nine-game winning streak. The Indians, ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division II South Atlantic Region, falls to 18-5 and 8-2. Tshomba finished with 10 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Senior guard Greg McIntosh (Indianapolis, Ind.) poured in a career-high 25 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor and 7-of-8 from the free throw line. Junior Donald Sexton (Oneida, Tenn.) added 16 points, while freshman Jordan Lear (Zanesville, Ohio) tallied 15 points. Sophomore Matt Farus (Zanesville, Ohio) accounted for 11 points to round out the scoring for Tusculum Catawba junior Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, Iceland) recorded a double-double with a career-high 33 points and 12 rebounds in the losing effort. Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, N.C.) added 14 points and equaled a school record seven blocked shots. Jamel Hamilton (Virginia Beach, Va.) contributed 13 points off the bench, while Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, S.C.) and Brian Graves (Newport News, Va.) scored 11 and 10 points, respectively. Graves also finished with a game-high eight assists on the afternoon. With the score tied at 82-82, Graves nailed a three-pointer with 46 seconds left. McIntosh cut the deficit back to one with a pair of free throws with 34 seconds remaining to make the score 85-84. With 20 ticks left, Magnusson was fouled again as he connected on his two free throw attempts to move Catawba back ahead by three (87-84). Tusculum trimmed the deficit to one as McIntosh drove to the lane for a bucket with 13 seconds left. McIntosh fouled out of the game a second later, sending Magnusson to the line for two. He missed the first shot, while making the second to move Catawba up 88-86. Following a timeout, Tusculum moved up the floor, but couldn't get a look. Tshomba received the ball in the corner with time running out. The Brussels, Belgium native dribbled out to the wing and let loose his shot at the horn. #####

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Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Salisbury CC), Stats
Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round),
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1
April 1

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. WINGATE 8-14

Baseball AUGUSTA 7-6

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-2

Baseball AUGUSTA 11-2

Lacrosse (M) vs. WINGATE 1-13

2
April 2

Baseball AUGUSTA 6-9

3
April 3

Baseball @ Kannapolis Intimidators, ccd. 6:30 p.m.

4
April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble (Tennessee National) 12th of 12

Golf (W) @ Agnis McAmis Inv. (Link Hills CC) 9th of 14

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-7

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-11

Baseball vs. BARTON 20-2

5
April 5

Baseball vs. USC AIKEN, ppd. 2 p.m.

6
April 6

Tennis (W) @ Belmont Abbey 5-4

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey 6-3

Lacrosse (W) @ Erskine 15-9

78
April 8

Football Spring Blue-White Game

Softball @ Mars Hill 0-8

Lacrosse (M) @ Brevard 12-10

Softball @ Mars Hill 2-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 1-3

9
April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day One) - Link Hills CC 9th

Lacrosse (W) @ Brevard 19-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 7-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-8

10
April 10

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Two) - Link Hills CC 9th

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 9-0

11
April 11

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Three) - Link Hills CC 9th of 11

Tennis (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Baseball @ Mount Olive 2-6

12
April 12

Softball @ Queens 0-7

Softball @ Queens 7-9

Lacrosse (W) @ North Greenville 15-10

1314
April 14

Softball vs. ANDERSON 0-8

Lacrosse (M) vs. SHORTER 18-1

Softball vs. ANDERSON 9-7

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-6

15
April 15

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 18-5

Baseball @ Tusculum 5-3

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April 18

Softball @ Wingate 0-2

Softball @ Wingate 4-5

Baseball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 13-7

19
April 19

Baseball @ North Greenville (Fluor Field) 8-4

2021
April 21

Baseball vs. BREVARD 14-0

22
April 22

Baseball vs. BREVARD 16-9

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 3-16

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-14

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 8-9

Baseball vs. BREVARD 13-3

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 12-11

23
April 23

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 1) CC of SALISBURY

24
April 24

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 2) CC of SALISBURY

25
April 25

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Salisbury CC) 

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 7 p.m.

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April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

28
April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Baseball vs. TBA (SAC Tournament) noon

29
April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship) 2 p.m.

30
April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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