Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Cant' Keep Up With Anderson in Second Half

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ANDERSON, SC -- Anderson controlled the second half and went on to claim an 81-60 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Abney Center.  The Trojans up their record to 17-6 overall and 12-5 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians dip to 6-15 and 6-11. 

Behind 14 first-half points from Elon Edwards (Greenville, NC/Rose HS), Catawba took a 33-32 lead to the break.  Anderson surged quickly in the second half, scoring the first nine points and going up 49-35 following a three-point play by Chandler Hash with 14:52 to play.

Catawba closed within five midway through the half on consecutive three-pointers from Jalen Byrd (Hickory, NC/Hickory HS) and Edwards, but the Trojans answered with six straight points and pulled away from there.  Anderson shot 44% in the second half in outscoring Catawba 49-28. 

Hash, the top scorer in the SAC, led Anderson with 22 points despite shooting just 1-of-12 from behind the arc.  Nine of his points came at the line.  CJ Gleaton collected 15 points with Myson Jones and Chris Ross adding 13 and 11 points, respectively.  Ross grabbed eight rebounds.

Edwards finished with 17 points for Catawba, hitting on five three-pointers.  Tyrece Little (Greenville, NC/Rose HS) scored 13 points and needs just one point to reach 1,000 for his career.  Julian Sampah (Greensboro, NC/Greensboro Day) added 10 points off the bench.

Catawba shot 32% in the second half and 35% for the game.  The Indians were also outrebounded 48-36 and had six more turnovers.  Anderson enjoyed a big day at the line, making 24-of-27 (895) attempts.
 
Catawba hosts Coker at 8 p.m. on Monday night, the first of three home games for the Indians this coming week.

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September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

23
September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

45
September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

67
September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

8
September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

9
September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

10
September 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

11
September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

12
September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

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September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

19
September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

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September 21

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

22
September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

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

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.

23
September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)

24
September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

25
September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

26
September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

27
September 27

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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September 28

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

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September 29

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

30
September 30

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

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