Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball runs away from Newberry

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Top-seeded overpowered Newberry in the second half and went on to record an 84-53 victory in opening round action of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Menís Basketball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Goodman Gym. Catawba improves to 23-5 overall and advance to face #4-seed Tusculum in one of Saturdayís semifinals. Newberry ends its season at 9-20. Although Newberry never led, the visitors were within three inside the final minute of the opening half before a three-pointer by Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) put Catawba up 32-26 at the break. Catawba led just 34-32 early in the second when it exploded on a 27-6 to put the game away, grabbing a 61-38 lead with 10 minutes to play. Catawba shot 58% in the second half and finished at 50% for the game to just 27% for Newberry. Catawba also held a 45-39 edge on the boards. Magnusson scored 15 points for Catawba, while Brian Graves (Newport News, Va.) added 14. Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, Va.) posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Tymere Zimmerman (Bennettsville, S.C.) was the only Newberry player in double figures with 10. #####

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«January 2017»
January 4

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 81-45

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 77-83

January 8

Basketball (W) vs. BREVARD 80-64

Basketball (M) vs. BREVARD 81-46

January 11

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 51-59

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 82-97

January 14

Swimming MEN vs. WINGATE 81-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE 69-116

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 66-70

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 80-101

January 18

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 70-52

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 100-99

January 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. SWIMMING 107-141

Swimming MEN vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 128-130

January 21

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 80-51

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 84-71

January 25

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 8 p.m.

January 28

Swimming @ Barton w/Randolph Macon 1 p.m.

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

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


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