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Men's Basketball falls 84-70 to Tusculum

SALISBURY, NC Ė Tusculum College connected on 62% of its field goal attempts and defeated host Catawba 84-70 in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The Pioneers improve to 10-5 overall and 1-1 in the SAC, while Catawba falls to 5-10 and 0-2. The Pioneers began to pull away early in the opening half. Trailing 12-9, Tusculum would put together a 20-4 run to open a 29-16 edge at the 8:30 mark as Clifford Charles (Newark, NJ) posted the final eight points in the run. Catawba would pull within 38-30 at the break despite shooting just 30% in the half. The Indians stayed close by holding a 24-18 edge on the boards, including 15 off the offensive glass. Catawba crept within three early in the second half, but after the Tribe pulled within 38-35 the Pioneers went on another 20-4 run to break the game open and grab a 58-39 advantage with 12:42 to go. Catawba whittled the lead to 70-63 with just under five minutes to play, but then went on another cold streak and did not score over the next 3:50 to go back down 79-63. After shooting 60% in the opening half, the Pioneers canned 64% in the last half, while the Tribe barely made 30% in each half to finish at 31%. The Indians did pull down 26 offensive rebounds and led the category 44-38 and had only nine turnover to 14 for Tusculum. Charles paced a balanced Pioneer attack with 15 points, while Brad Hawks (Galax, VA) and Pat Compton (Fairfield, OH) each had 14 points. Three others added at least eight points. Hawks led the work on the glass for Tusculum with 10 to post a double-double. Brian Carter (Alexandria, VA) scored 19 and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Catawba. Alex Luyk (Madrid, SPAIN) followed with 13 and Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) had a dozen. #####

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September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 10:30 a.m.

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 3 p.m.

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September 3

Cross Country CHICK-FIL-A XC INVITATIONAL 9 a.m.

Volleyball vs. Augusta 12:45 p.m.

Football @ West Georgia 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 5:15 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Nova Southeastern 7 p.m.

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September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 7 p.m.

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September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC)

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 4 p.m.

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September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC)

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

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September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 5 p.m.

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September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 7 p.m.

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September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 6 p.m.

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September 12

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC)

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC)

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September 13

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC)

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC)

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.

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September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 7:30 p.m.

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September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop Adidas Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5 p.m.

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September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC)

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September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

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Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

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September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 2 p.m.

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September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 7 p.m.

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September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC)

Football @ Wingate 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 7:30 p.m.

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September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC)

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September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

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September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

Volleyball vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

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September 28

Soccer (W) vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

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September 30

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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