Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Loses Season-Opener in Overtime

SALISBURY, NC -- The University of Charleston, WV, picked up a 102-99 overtime win over host Catawba in men’s basketball action on Friday night at Goodman Gym in the Salisbury Roundball Classic.  It was the opener for all teams.

Catawba rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final seven minutes of regulation to force the extra period, but Marquis Brooks (Dayton, OH) hit a three-pointer with 1:20 remaining to put the Golden Eagles ahead for good.  Rob Fields (Orangeburg, SC/Orangeburg-Wilkerson HS) pulled Catawba within 100-99 with 10 seconds left, but missed a tying three in the closing seconds.  The game had 19 lead changes and 11 ties. 

The Indians had built a 41-33 lead late in the first half, but the Golden Eagles closed the stanza on a 14-2 run to grab a 47-43 edge at the break.  Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC/E. Mecklenburg HS) scored five straight points to open the second half as the Tribe would regain the lead.
 
Charleston got a three-pointer from Warren Wallace (Indianapolis, IN) with 14:43 remaining to take a 56-54 lead and would build the margin to 76-68 with 7:11 to go.  Donald Rutherford (Morganton, NC/Freedom HS) converted a three-point play and followed with a layup to spark an 8-0 run that tied the game at 76-76 on a three-pointer by Houston.

Marquis Brooks (Dayton, OH) and Fields traded three-pointers before a pair of free throws and a three-pointer by Houston gave Catawba an 84-80 advantage.  Brooks hit a pair of free throws and a jumper as Charleston went up 86-85, but Norman Monroe (Newport News, VA/Heritage HS) gave Catawba an 87-86 lead on a layup with one minute left.  Wallace’s three-point put the Golden Eagles ahead before Fields tied the game with 36 seconds left.  Both teams had turnovers in the final seconds.

Brooks scored the first 10 points for Charleston in the overtime as the Golden Eagles went up 99-94.  Wallace made one of two free throws after a layup by Dominick Reid (Concord, NC/Cannon School) for a 100-96 lead.  Fields would hit his three pointers and Wallace added two free throws with eight seconds left.  Fields had a chance to tie, but his long three-pointer was short.

Brooks led Charleston with 25 points, including making 5-of-8 from behind the arc.  Robert Strickland (Chesapeake, VA) followed with 17 points, while Wallace and Austin Weatherington (Brook Park, OH) each added 14 points.  Houston led Catawba with 26 points and Fields added 15.  Monroe had 13 points and eight rebounds. 

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February 3

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 75-62

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

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February 5

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

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February 6

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

Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial 9-4

Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 82-78

Softball @ Armstrong 5-1

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 88-91

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February 7

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

Softball @ Armstrong, ccd. 11 a.m.

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February 8

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 9-1

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 6-0

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February 10

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 3-6

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 64-45

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 81-93

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February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

12
February 12

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

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February 13

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

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

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. Valdosta State 4 p.m.

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February 14

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

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February 16

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

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

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

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

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February 17

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

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

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

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February 19

Softball vs. Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

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February 20

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 9 a.m.

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

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

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

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

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

Softball vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

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

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4 p.m.

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February 21

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

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

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Columbus State 3 p.m.

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February 22

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

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

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February 23

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

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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February 24

Softball @ Limestone 1:30 p.m.

Softball @ Limestone 3:30 p.m.

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

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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February 26

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

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

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Softball vs. UNC Pembroke 6 p.m.

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February 27

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

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

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

Softball vs. Bellarmine 2 p.m.

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

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

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

Softball vs. Augusta 4 p.m.

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February 28

Softball vs. St. Joseph's,IN 10 a.m.

Softball vs. North Georgia 2 p.m.

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February 29

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

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