Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball goes to 9-0 with win over Virginia State

   SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba pulled away from visiting Virginia State in the final half to post a 100-79 win in men’s basketball action on Monday night at Goodman Gym.  The Indians, ranked 17th in NCAA II, improve to 9-0, while Virginia State falls to 0-6.           
Catawba led by four at the break and used a 7-0 run early in the second half to go on top 56-48.  The Indians continued to pull away, grabbing a 65-55 lead with 12 minutes remaining.  The Indians then surged with 14-3 run over the next five minute to lead 79-58 with 8:21 left.  Catawba went on to lead by as many as 32 points.

Jason Diggs (Christiansburg, VA) came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points for the Tribe, leading six double-figure scorers.  Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) added 15, while Helgi Magnusson(Reykjavik, ICELAND) and Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) each had 13 points.  Phil Wiafe (Washington, DC) scored 22 points in a losing effort for Virginia State, while Michael Askew (Woodbridge, VA) tallied 18 points.

Catawba connected on 57% of its field goal attempts to just 43% for the Trojans.  Catawba also held a 42-31 edge on the boards.  Andy Thomson (Poynton, ENGLAND), with 12 points, and Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, SC), with 10 points, were the other two Indians in double digits.


Today's Events

Basketball (W) @ Newberry, 6:00
Basketball (M) @ Newberry, 8:00


«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 WOMEN vs. WINGATE 69-116

Swimming MEN vs. WINGATE 81-117

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 66-70

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 80-101

January 18

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

January 20

Swimming vs. LENOIR-RHYNE

January 21

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 4 p.m.

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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