October 28, 2011
Newcomers Lead Men's Basketball in Exhibition Loss to AIA
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba fell 101-61 in a men’s basketball exhibition game against Athletes In Action on Friday night at Goodman Gym. AIA was led by David Nurse, who went a perfect 7-for-7 from the field, including four three-pointers, scoring 18 points. Ben Beran added 17 points.
AIA scored the first 10 points and raced to a 31-8 lead after 10 minutes. The visitors led 46-23 at the break. AIA shot 61% in the opening half and finished at 56.5% for the game. They hit on 14-of-23 (61%) from behind the arc and held a 49-35 edge on the boards.
Catawba was led by freshman Tyrece Little Greenville, NC/Rose HS), who tallied 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Chris Watson (Reidsville, NC/Reidsville HS/Rockingham CC) added a dozen points and six rebounds off the bench. The Indians shot just 31% for the game and went 4-of-21 from three-point range.
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