Basketball (M)

Hot shooting second half propels Men's Basketball to win over CN

SALISBURY, NC Ė Catawba College overcame an 11-point first half deficit and rallied to defeat visiting Carson-Newman 71-69 in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Indians survived two Carson-Newman three-point tries in the final 10 seconds to record the win. Catawba improves to 7-13 overall and 2-5 in the SAC, while the Eagles fall to 9-9 and 2-5. After shooting just 29.4% in the opening half, Catawba scorched the nets in the final half, hitting on 18-of-27 shots (66.7%). The Tribe also canned 6-of-10 three-point tries, while the Eagles cooled off from a 48% opening half to hit just 34% in the final half. Catawba scored the final six points of the first half and trailed 34-29 at the break. The Indians would score the opening five points of the final half to tie the score at 34-34 with 17:34 left. Catawba would take the lead at 40-38 with 14:38 left after consecutive layups by Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND). The Indians would lead by as many as five, the last time at 57-52 with 6:16 to go. Eagle Ishmail Simmons (Atlanta, GA) connected on a pair of three-pointers around a pair of free throws by Todd Lucas (Eustis, FL) to give Carson-Newman a 60-59 lead with 4:40 left. Brian Frasier (Martinsville, VA) answered with a three-pointer for Catawba to put the Indians back up 62-60 at the 3:48 mark. Terell Turner (Ft. Payne, AL) hit a pair of jumpers and Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) scored for Catawba to leave the score knotted at 64-64 with 2:31 remaining. Magnusson would put the Indians up for good on a jumper from the free throw line with 2:12 to go and Wooldridge had a layup with 1:23 left for a 68-64 lead. Simmons added another three-pointer with 1:11 remaining to cut the Tribe lead to 68-67, but freshman Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) connected on a three of his own with 48 ticks left for a 71-67 Catawba lead. Braun Dabbs (Greeneville, TN) hit a pair of free throws with 26 seconds remaining to trim the Eagle deficit to 71-69. Catawba would turn the ball back over to CN with 22 seconds left to set up the Eaglesí final two shots. Dabbs missed from the top of the key, but the rebound was lost out of bounds by Catawba with 9.5 seconds left. Simmons would have one final look for a three-pointer from the baseline, but it was just long and time expired on the rebound. Magnusson led four Catawba double-figure scorers with 15 points and added six rebounds. Frasier totaled 14 points, while Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, NC) had 12 points and eight rebounds. Marcus Reddick (Salisbury, NC) added 10 points off the bench. Lucas scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Carson-Newman. Simmons had 14 points, while Dabbs added 11 and Jonathan Martin (Knoxville, TN) had 10. #####

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«October 2016»
October 1

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone XC Classic W-1st; M-2nd

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. BREVARD 2-0

Football @ Newberry 14-35

Soccer (M) vs. BREVARD 1-0

October 3

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 4

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-8

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-1

Soccer (W) @ Queens 0-1

October 7

Swimming MEN vs. LIMESTONE 127-131

Swimming WOMEN vs. LIMESTONE 74-145

Cross Country @ Queens Invitational W-16th; M-21st

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 3-1

October 8

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 0-6

Football vs. LIMESTONE 0-6

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-2

October 10

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 11

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 12

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT LEO 1-4

Soccer (M) @ Lees-McRae 3-2

October 13

Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae 9-0

Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae 7-2

October 14

Volleyball vs. BREVARD (Dig Pink Match) 3-1

October 15

Football @ Mars Hill 33-22

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 1-1

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-1

October 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 17

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 18

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

Volleyball @ Queens 1-3

October 19

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 0-2

October 22

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry) W-4th, M-7th

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell 1 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 31-41

Volleyball @ Wingate 1-3

October 23

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 0-2

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 3-0

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 3-0

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 0-2

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

October 28

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

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 7 p.m.

October 29

Football vs. BREVARD (HC) 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.


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