Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball suffers first defeat at West Georgia

   CARROLLTON, GA -- Catawba fell from the ranks of the unbeaten after a 97-78 loss to host West Georgia on Saturday afternoon at the HPE Building.  The Indians, ranked 11th in NCAA II fall to 10-1, while West Georgia improves to 7-2.
Catawba suffered its worst shooting performance of the season, hitting just 40% form the field.  The Tribe hit on 46% in the final half, but saw the Braves connected on 64% to pull away.

The Indians scored the first five points, but quickly fell behind 22-9 after eight minutes.  Catawba managed to cut the deficit back to four just before the half and trailed 38-32 at the break.

    West Georgia would build on its lead early in the final half, taking a 61-42 lead with 14:31 remaining.  Catawba rallied back within 73-64 with 7:14 remaining, but get no closer.

Antonio Shaw led the Braves with 22 points, while Michael Ford added 21 and Andrius Petkunas tossed in 20.  Chris Burris added a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds.  Chris Wooldridge led Catawba with 15 points, with Jason Diggs and Jamel Hamilton added 13 each.  Jolly Manning totaled 10 points.


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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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