TRITONS FISH UP A COMEBACK WIN – The UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT SAINT LOUIS TRITONS welcomed the QUINCY UNIVERSITY HAWKS yesterday. The Tritons found themselves trailing at Halftime by a score of 36-25 but came alive in the 2nd Half to win the game, led by Tylor Wimbish’s 27 points. The final score in this hardcourt epic was Tritons 75 Hawks 72.
SNAKEBITTEN IN TRIPLE OVERTIME – The SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY (TX) RATTLERS likewise pulled off a comeback victory in yesterday’s action, but theirs was done on the road. The Rattlers had traveled to take on the TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY DUST DEVILS and found themselves down 29-28 at the break. St Mary’s rallied to tie things up at 61 apiece by the end of Regulation. It took THREE OVERTIME PERIODS before the Rattlers would emerge with an 87-85 victory over the Dust Devils.
CENTURY CLUB – The COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COUGARS and their hosts, the UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS MOUNTAIN LIONS, both wound up in the Century Club yesterday. The Cougars defeated the Mountain Lions by a final score of 110-100 ### Similarly the SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY PENMEN and the homestanding COLLEGE OF ST ROSE GOLDEN KNIGHTS both scored over 100. The Penmen ultimately won the scoring orgy 110-107 ### And the BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS eviscerated the visiting ST JOSEPH’S PUMAS in a 103-60 buttkicking.
INSTANT CLASSICS – At Halftime the NOTRE DAME DE NAMUR UNIVERSITY ARGONAUTS seemed to be outclassing their opponents, the UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO VULCANS but had to hold on in the 2nd Half for a tight 60-57 win ### Meanwhile the FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE MOCCASINS came back from a 43-41 Halftime deficit to win an 87-85 thriller against the FLORIDA TECH PANTHERS ### And the UW-PARKSIDE RANGERS notched a 75-71 road win over the MCKENDREE BEARCATS.
HURRICANES BLOW BY SAINTS – The GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY HURRICANES pretty much had their way with the visiting FLAGLER COLLEGE SAINTS. By Halftime the Hurricanes had amassed a 47-28 lead and from there simply coasted in the 2nd Half. When all was said and done in this Peach Belt Conference clash Georgia Southwestern had won by a final score of 91-73.
FLYING FLEET FOILS FALCONS – Sorry, I was channeling a New York Post headline writer there for a moment. The ERSKINE COLLEGE FLYING FLEET were on the road against the PFEIFFER UNIVERSITY FALCONS, who I still say should spell their name “Pfalcons” instead. A 33-28 Halftime lead for the Flying Fleet ultimately became a 67-57 victory for Erskine. Jake Haslam led all Flying Fleet players with his 18 points.
THE COOLER NAME WINS – The LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY RAILSPLITTERS took it on the road against the QUEENS UNIVERSITY OF CHARLOTTE ROYALS and eked out a 72-71 victory ### The CAL STATE- MONTEREY BAY OTTERS and the CHICO STATE WILDCATS were tied at 37-37 at the break, with the Otters at last emerging with a 73-72 win ### And the ALASKA- FAIRBANKS NANOOKS sent the NORTHWEST NAZARENE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS home wincing from a 79-69 loss.
DEFENSIVE CLASSICS – The NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHARKS welcomed the ROLLINS COLLEGE TARS (as in Jacktars) and won a very physical 54-46 clash ### The PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY RAMS defeated their guests, the UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCES DEVILS by a score of 59-54 ### And the ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE CHARGERS authoritatively handled the LEE UNIVERSITY FLAMES in a 66-52 affair.
ROAD WARRIORS – The CLAYTON STATE LAKERS converted a 38-37 Halftime deficit into an 81-75 road victory over the UNC-PEMBROKE BRAVES ### The UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FORT SMITH LIONS held on to take down the ROGERS STATE UNIVERSITY HILLCATS in an 80-78 nailbiter ### The UT-PERMIAN BASIN FALCONS were visiting the ST EDWARDS UNIVERSITY HILLTOPPERS and won an 85-71 clash ### And the LEWIS UNIVERSITY FLYERS notched an 86-73 victory at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD PRAIRIE STARS.
IT’S CLOBBERING TIME! – The UNIVERSITY OF MARY MARAUDERS came back from being down 41-40 to the UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH BULLDOGS at the break and wound up spanking them 83-67 ### Meanwhile the SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY FALCONS notched a 73-49 road beatdown of Canada’s SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY CLAN ### The LEMOYNE COLLEGE DOLPHINS flippered the MERRIMACK WARRIORS and sent them home with a 73-52 loss ### And the AUGUSTA STATE JAGUARS devoured the visiting UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA SAINTS to the tune of 97-71.
THE AVENGERS RULE MORE THAN JUST THE BOX OFFICE – The ASA COLLEGE AVENGERS greeted the SUNY-ORANGE COUNTY COLTS yesterday. As usual the Avengers had a “take no prisoners” approach to competition and when all the dust had finally settled in this thoroughly one-sided affair ASA College had registered an unbelievable ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO to FORTY-FIVE triumph. Every Avenger scored except Hawkeye I’ll bet.
HARDCOURT ARMAGGEDONS – The JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE VOLUNTEERS defeated the defending champion REND LAKE COLLEGE WARRIORS in a 101-86 scoring frenzy ### The PARIS COLLEGE DRAGONS edged the NAVARRO COLLEGE BULLDOGS by a tight score of 75-72 ### And the SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL RAVENS survived a 95-93 invasion from the LAMAR STATE-PORT ARTHUR SEAHAWKS.