January 23, 2013
Little and Martin Post Double-Doubles as Men's Basketball Tops Mars Hill
SALISBURY, NC -- Host Catawba placed five players in double figures in cruising to an 81-64 win over Mars Hill in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians put an end to a three-game losing streak, improving to 5-10 overall and 2-5 in the SAC. The Lions fall to 3-12 and 0-7.
Tyrece Little (Greenville, NC/Rose HS) led Catawba with a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds. Lee Martin (Mt. Airy, NC/N. Surry HS/Hargrave) also had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Reggie Perkins (Greensboro, NC/Phillips Exeter HS) followed with 15 points with Elon Edwards (Greenville, NC/Rose HS) scoring 12 points and Vismantas Marijosius (Kedainiai, LITHUANIA/North Hills Christian) reached a career-high 11 points.
Khouraichi Thiam (Dakar, SENEGAL) led Mars Hill with a double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Kacey Holt (Hercules, CA) came off the bench to score 15 points and Jalen Witherspoon (Monroe, NC) chipped in with 10 points.
Catawba never trailed and used a 12-2 run, capped by consecutive three-pointers by Martin, to go up by double digits after seven minutes at 19-8. The Indians increased their margin to 18 in the opening half and took a 39-22 lead at the break. Mars Hill got within 13 early in the second half, but Catawba put the game away with an 18-5 run over a six minute span to lead 60-34 with 11:24 left.
Catawba canned 49% from the floor and went 9-of-21 (43%) from long range. The Lions made just 33% and was 3-of-12 from behind the arc. The Indians held a 41-36 edge on the boards.
The Indians will travel to Carson-Newman on Saturday afternoon for a 4 p.m. tip-off.
Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1
Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2
Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35
Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0
Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1
Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4
Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18
Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0
Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3
Football @ Wingate 25-35
Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3
Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Football vs. TUSCULUM 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Mars HIll 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 7:30 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon
Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
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