Basketball (M)

Indians Cruise to 86-65 Win over the Vikings

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SALISBURY, N.C. – Sharpshooting by Carter Phillips propelled Catawba to an 86-65 victory over Elizabeth City State Saturday at Goodman Gym.

The Indians, who improved to 3-1 with the triumph, sprinted out to a 24-11 lead, when Devin Cooper drained one of his three treys on the night with 9:17 left in the opening half.

Zach Hobbs cut the Vikings’ (2-2) deficit to 28-21 three minutes later, but that is the closest they would get the rest of the contest.

Catawba carried a 45-31 lead into the break, scoring 17 of the final 27 points.

Elizabeth City State trimmed the margin to eight on a lay-up by Jason Wallace, with 15:06 remaining.

Another Indians’ spurt pushed the lead to 75-52 on a Phillips lay-up, giving his team its largest lead of 23 with 6:19 remaining. The teams traded baskets the rest of way, securing the third win of the season for the Indians. Catawba has outscored its opponents in the three wins at least 18 points.

Phillips came off the bench and dropped 13 points in just 15 minutes of action, nailing 5-of-6 field-goal attempts, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range. Cooper and Marcell Haskett finished with 13 points each, while Jeremy McLaughlin added 12 and Jameel Taylor netted 10. McLaughlin led the team with seven boards and Taylor dropped a team-high eight dimes.

Hobbs led the Vikings with 17 points and Joseph Allen finished in double figures with 12.Charles Woods grabbed a team-high five rebounds and Hobbs led his squad with four assists.

Inside the Numbers:
- The 65 points is the fewest allowed by Catawba this season with the previous low of 67 coming in the last contest.
- Catawba shot 47.5 percent (28-59) from the field, including 42.9 percent from deep (9-21).
- Elizabeth City State went 23-50 (46 percent) from the field, including 2-6 (33.3) from behind the arc.
- The Indians outrebounded the Vikings 39-31, including 17-10 on the offensive glass.
- Catawba made 21-of-32 free-throw attempts (65.6 percent), while Elizabeth City State was 17-of-23 (73.9 percent).

Next Up:
Catawba takes a break from competition for eight days during the Thanksgiving holiday, The Indians return to action Monday Nov. 26, when they host Bluefield State.

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«February 2019»
1
February 1

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 1)

Baseball vs, Lynn 6-5

2
February 2

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 2)

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-10

Softball @ Augusta 2-1

Softball @ Augusta 5-2

3
February 3

Esports League of Legends Show Match 2-1

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 8-2

4
February 4

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

56
February 6

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 1)

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-6

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 9-7

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 0-2

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 41-56

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 84-75

7
February 7

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 2)

8
February 8

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 3)

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

9
February 9

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-5th

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7-0

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 13-17

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 7-4

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 82-61

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 9-0

Basketball (M) @ Mars HIll 89-66

10
February 10

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 12-4

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 15-0

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 10-2

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 11-1

11
February 11

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 1 (St. Johns GC)

12
February 12

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 1) 

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 2 (St. Johns GC) 19th of 19

13
February 13

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Coker 62-43

Basketball (M) @ Coker 94-69

1415
February 15

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Softball @ Barton 7-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 13-1

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-10

Softball @ Barton 0-1

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-3

16
February 16

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 7-1

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 57-90

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 8-17

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 90-75

1718
February 18

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

Tennis (W) @ Shaw 7-0

Tennis (M) @ Shaw 5-2

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 3rd of 10

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 13-1

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 3 p.m.

20
February 20

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 12-9

Basketball (W) @ Queens 65-50

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE, ppd 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-McRAE, ppd 2 p.m.

22
February 22

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, ppd 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, ppd. 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

23
February 23

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 1)

Softball @ USC Aiken 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 2 p.m.

Softball @ USC Aiken 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Florida Tech 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

24
February 24

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 1 p.m.

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 3 p.m.

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February 26

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 8 p.m.

28
February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Limestone 4 p.m.

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