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Men's Basketball Enjoys Big Night on Boards to Top WSSU

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SALISBURY, N.C. – Catawba used a big night on the boards, outrebounding visiting Winston-Salem State 50-36 in taking an 86-71 win in men’s basketball action on Monday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians improve to 4-2, while the Rams fall to 3-3.

Catawba scored the game’s first six points, on layups by Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna), Andrew Ingram (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Carroll) and Rakeen Brown (Hampton, Va./Bethel/Delaware St.), and never trailed.  The Indians would pull out to 39-23 lead after a three-pointer by Ben Sealey (Hampton, Va./Menchville/Va. Intermont) at the 4:42 mark of the half, but the Rams made a late run to close within five.

A 10-0 run that included a pair of three-pointer by Michael Adams cut the Catawba lead to 40-35.  A buzzer-beating three-pointer by Carlos Rankins kept the margin at five at the break with the Indians leading 45-40.

Catawba didn’t score over the first two minutes of the second half, but WSSU managed only a free throw by Colon.  Baskets by Brown, Ingram and Troy Warren (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) returned the double-digit advantage for the Indians.  

Jason Payne closed the gap to 59-52 on a three-pointer with 10:55 to go then Catawba began to pull away.  The Indians went on a 14-2 spurt over the next four minutes that put the game away.  Catawba had 14 of its 22 offensive boards in the second half to produce 20 second-chance points.

KJ Arrington (Newport News, Va./Denbigh/Henry CC) led Catawba with 20 points with Ingram and Warren both producing double-doubles.  Ingram had 14 points and 11 boards with Warren adding 11 points and 13 rebounds.  Taylor tallied 17 points and handed out eight assists.

Colon scored 16 points to pace WSSU.  Nate Long had 14 points and 14 rebounds.  The Rams shot 38% in the loss, while Catawba canned 46%.

Catawba travels to North Greenville on Thursday for a 7 pm tip.

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Tennis (W) @ Elon, 0-7 LStats

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«February 2018»
1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

56
February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

7
February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

10
February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

19
February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

21
February 21

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

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

22
February 22

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

25
February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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