Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball back in win column after 113-95 victory over Newberry

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba placed six players in double figures in recording a 113-95 win over visiting Newberry in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  Catawba improves to 18-6 overall and 6-3 in the SAC, producing its highest point total of the season.  Newberry falls to 7-13 and 2-7.          
Newberry started hot out of the gates and grabbed an early 27-19 lead after nine minutes.  Catawba heated up after that and took the lead for good at 29-28 on a three-pointer by Jamel Hamilton (Virginia Beach, VA).  Catawba led 47-42 at the half and shot 74% in scoring 66 second-half points.  

Catawba led 79-70 with nine minutes to play then used a 9-0 run to put the game away.  Catawba shot 59% for the game and made 13-of-25 from behind the arc, hitting on 12 of its last 18 from long range.  Newberry hit on 50% of its field goals.

Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) scored 18 points and dished out eight assists to lead Catawba.  Hamilton, Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) and Jason Diggs (Christiansburg, VA) all added 17 points.  Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, NC) and Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) both added 13 points.  Sammy Monroe (Mt. Olive, NC) posted a game-high 23 points for Newberry, while Zach Chandler (Greenville, SC) added 22.  


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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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