Basketball (M)

Late Push Lifts Men's Basketball Over North Greenville

TIGERVILLE, S.C. – Catawba broke open a close game over the four minutes to post a 98-84 win at North Greenville in men’s basketball action on Thursday night at Hayes Gym.  The Catawba Indians improve to 5-2, while the Crusaders drop to 4-3.

Catawba trailed by a point nearing five minutes to play, but Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna) tied the game for the 13th and final time on the first of two free throws with 5:01 remaining.  His second put Catawba up to stay at 74-73.  Taylor added a three-point play with 4:18 to go before North Greenville answered on a three-pointer by Tommy Wade to make it 77-76 with 3:54 to go.

The Indians took over during the final four minutes.  After the Wade three-pointer, Taylor hit a jumper and KJ Arrington (Newport News, Va./Denbigh/Henry CC) converted a three-point play for an 82-76 edge with 3:05 left.  The Crusaders made a free throw then Troy Warren (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) and Arrington each made two at the line to stretch the lead to 86-77 at the 2:10 mark.

Catawba never led NGU closer than six down the stretch and was perfect on four free throw tries in the final minute. 

North Greenville scored the first eight points of the second half and took a nine-point edge at 47-38.  Catawba would eventually tie the game at 55-all with 12:12 left and the contest stayed tight until the final minutes.

Arrington hit on 10-of-16 shots and went 8-of-9 at the line in scoring a game-high 29 points to pace Catawba.  Jerrin Morrison (Charlotte, N.C./E. Mecklenburg) added 20 points, hitting on 8of-9 shots, and grabbed nine rebounds.  Taylor chipped in with 19 points.

Miguel Cartagena led five double-figure scorers with 19 points for the Crusaders.  Daniel Burchette followed with 19 points with Wade and Justin Dotson adding a dozen.  Matt Moore picked up 10 points and Troy Blyden pulled down 12 rebounds.

Catawba connected on 56% of its shots in the second half and went 23-of-25 (92%) at the line in the final 20 minutes.  The Indians also limited their miscues with only eight turnovers.

Catawba heads to Tusculum on Saturday and will look for its first league win in the back end of women’s and men’s doubleheader around 4 pm.

Box Score

Today's Events

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC), 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30


«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

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

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

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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Soccer (M) Team Photo