Basketball (M)

Graves' Career-High 32 Points lead Catawba to Win Over Wingate

SALISBURY, NC -- Senior Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) scored a career-high 32 points and dished out a dozen assists, also a career-high, to lead Catawba past visiting Wingate 108-105 in overtime in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians improved to 11-9 overall and 6-3 in the SAC, while the Bulldogs fall to 14-6 and 7-3.

Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) hit a follow shot with 16 second left in overtime to break a 105-105 tie to lift the Tribe to the win.  After a missed Wingate three-point attempt, freshman Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC) made one of two free throws and Justin Baker’s (Lumberton, NC) three-pointer at the buzzer was short.

Catawba led 97-93 early in the overtime session, but a basket by Sean Barnette (Rock Hill, SC) and a three-pointer by Baker gave the Bulldogs a 102-98 lead with 2:34 remaining.  The Tribe got baskets by Norman Monroe (Newport News, VA) and Graves to tie the score before Bill Smith (Manasquan, NJ) connected on a three-pointer for a 105-102 Wingate lead with 1:17 left.

Monroe scored with 1:06 to go and Graves added a free throw with 52 seconds left to tie the score at 105-105.  After a Wingate miss, Wooldridge tipped in a miss by Graves for the winning goal.  Wooldridge finished with 22 points and eight rebounds, while Monroe posted a double-double with 13 points and a career-best 13 rebounds. 

Barnette and Bryan Grier (Charlotte, NC) each had double-doubles for Wingate.  Barnette tallied 23 points with 10 rebounds, while Grier had 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.  Baker scored 22 points for the Bulldogs.

Barnette had two baskets in the final minute of regulation, tying the score at 91-91 with 24 seconds left.  He failed to convert a three-point play and Catawba was unable to get a shot off to end the first 40 minutes.  Baker had put Wingate up 80-79 with 5:44 remaining, but Wooldridge had a basket and Graves two three-pointers for an 87-83 Catawba lead with 3:31 left.

Box Score

Today's Events

Lacrosse (M) @ Guilford (Exhib.), 6:00


«February 2016»
February 3

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 75-62

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 105-98

February 5

Lacrosse (M) @ Guilford (Exhib.) 6 p.m.

February 6

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC)

Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial 10 a.m.

Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH noon

Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH noon

Softball @ Armstrong 12:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 4 p.m.

February 7

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC)

Softball @ Armstrong 11 a.m.

February 8

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 1 p.m.

February 10

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Softball vs. PFEIFFER 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

February 12

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

February 13

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. Valdosta State 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

February 14

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

February 16

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

February 17

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 5 p.m.

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

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

February 19

Softball vs. Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

February 20

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 9 a.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 1 p.m.

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

Softball vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4 p.m.

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

February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Columbus State 3 p.m.

February 22

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

February 23

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

February 24

Softball @ Limestone 1:30 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

February 26

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

February 27

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

February 28

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

February 29

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV. (Salisbury CC)

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