CENTURY CLUB (Teams scoring 100 points or more in regulation)
HAWAII ONE-OH-ONE – The UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO VULCANS trailed their guests – the CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY SILVERSWORDS – by a score of 45-36 at Halftime. After the break the Vulcans erupted for 65 points, winning this Instant Classic by a count of 101-99. Salim Gloyd led Hawaii- Hilo with a Double Double of 28 points and 14 rebounds.
FINS TO THE LEFT, FINS TO THE RIGHT – (For all you Jimmy Buffett fans) The NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SHARKS took the court against the visiting BARRY UNIVERSITY BUCCANEERS yesterday. The Sharks were up on the Buccaneers 50-40 by the midpoint then retained the lead for a 105-91 victory. Chris Page tossed in FORTY-ONE points for Nova Southeastern University.
BATTLE ROYAL – The QUEENS UNIVERSITY OF CHARLOTTE ROYALS were pounding the MARS HILL UNIVERSITY LIONS 59-38 at Halftime. After the break the Royals kept hammering away and by the time all the dust had settled Queens University had won the game by a tidy score of 122-93. Rob Lewis’ 24 points led the way for the Royals against the Lions.
A CLOBBERING IN CALIFORNIA – In the Golden State the SONOMA STATE SEAWOLVES folded, spindled and mutilated their guests – the CAL STATE AT SAN MARCOS COUGARS. By Halftime the Seawolves led the Cougars 46-29 on their way to a 102-70 blowout victory. James Davis notched 29 points for Sonoma State in the win.
THE CLASH IN CAROLINA – Yesterday the LEES-MCRAE COLLEGE BOBCATS welcomed the NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS. The Bobcats wasted no time and by the midpoint buzzer had built up a 49-36 lead. In the 2nd Half they maintained control, ultimately defeating the Crusaders by a score of 100-84. Leading the scoring for Lees-McRae College was Austin Anderson with 25 points.
ROARING ON THE ROAD – The UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FORT SMITH LIONS traveled to take on the OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE STATE UNIVERSITY AGGIES (should be the Okies). The Lions parlayed a 51-29 Halftime lead into a 106-77 triumph. UA-Fort Smith’s Alex Cooper put up 33 points while his teammate Kenny Martin notched a Double- Double with 12 points and 16 rebounds.
FIREBIRDS IN FLIGHT – The UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FIREBIRDS flew to face the UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT PURPLE KNIGHTS. The Firebirds managed a 52-45 advantage halfway through the game and after an explosive 2nd Half won this thriller by a final tally of 100-92. Joseph Nickerson from UDC had a Double- Double of 24 points and 11 rebounds.
COLORADO MOUNTAIN FEUD – The UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS MOUNTAIN LIONS took it on the road in a game against the REGIS UNIVERSITY RANGERS. At Halftime the score stood at 47-42 in favor of the Mountain Lions, who ultimately went on to win the game 104-94. Alex Welsh led UC-Colorado Springs with 30 points in this Rocky Mountain battle.
ROAD RANGERS – The UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT PARKSIDE RANGERS found themselves on the road against the QUINCY UNIVERSITY HAWKS. The Rangers trailed 43-42 at the break but came back to end Regulation in a 95-95 tie. In Overtime UW-Parkside emerged with a very tight 108-107 victory. Kendale McCullum had 30 points to lead the Rangers.
SNAKE-BITTEN – In this game the COKER COLLEGE COBRAS visited the TUSCULUM COLLEGE PIONEERS. A slender 30-29 Cobras lead at Halftime did not hold up, and Regulation ended with the score knotted up at 71-71. In the extra session Coker outscored Tusculum 19-14 for a 90-85 win. For the Cobras Donte Samuels logged 23 points while his teammate Aubrey Daniel registered a Double-Double with 16 points and 16 rebounds.
COMEBACK KIDS – The UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA ARGONAUTS went into the locker room at the Half trailing the visiting UNION (TN) BULLDOGS 47-40. Luckily for the home crowd the Argonauts forced Overtime by tying up the game at 74-74. West Florida then went on to win it 88-79 led by Mario Stramaglia’s 26 points.
UNDER THE RADAR WONDERS
SOUTH TO MONTANA – The UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA AT FAIRBANKS NANOOKS traveled to the south and east to take on the MONTANA STATE AT BILLINGS YELLOWJACKETS. A 30-24 midpoint lead for the Nanooks ended up with UA-Fairbanks ultimately winning the game 66-61. A total of eight different players put up points for the Nanooks.
STARS ON THE PRAIRIE – In this game the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD PRAIRIE STARS held a 40-35 lead over the visiting MISSOURI S&T MINERS. The game was just as intense after the break with the Prairie Stars at last emerging with a tight 78-74 triumph. Jamall Millison of UI-Springfield managed a Double-Double of 20 points and 10 rebounds.
VICTORY AT SEA – The HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY SEA WARRIORS welcomed the NOTRE DAME DE NAMUR UNIVERSITY ARGONAUTS. The Sea Warriors led the Argonauts 37-26 at the break and in the 2nd Half kept their distance from Notre Dame de Namur. The final result was Sea Warriors 67 Argonauts 55. Connor Looney tossed in 17 points for Hawaii Pacific University.
CLIP ME OFF A PIECE OF THAT ACTION – The CONCORDIA (NY) COLLEGE CLIPPERS traveled to face the GEORGIAN COURT UNIVERSITY LIONS yesterday. The Clippers were impressive, running up a 46-27 Halftime advantage before polishing off the Lions by a final tally of 88-74. Stephen Milhaven led the way for the victors with a Double-Double of 24 points and 13 rebounds.
ALL NAME GAMES
NO FILIBUSTERING HERE – The DAVIS AND ELKINS COLLEGE SENATORS hosted the ALDERSON- BROADDUS UNIVERSITY BATTLERS, defeating them by a count of 85-78. Kevin Bracy-Davis led the Senators with a Double-Double of 29 points and 12 rebounds. ### And the HUMBOLDT STATE LUMBERJACKS sent the CAL STATE AT MONTEREY BAY OTTERS back home nursing an 87-76 loss.
SLEEP WITH THE FISHES – The LE MOYNE COLLEGE DOLPHINS took down the visiting GANNON UNIVERSITY GOLDEN KNIGHTS, converting a 34-23 Halftime lead into a 68-54 victory. The head Dolphin was Tanner Hyland with 17 points. ### And the PITTSBURG (KS) STATE GORILLAS dispatched their guests – the UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY LOPERS – to the tune of 77-61.
COMING OUT ON TOP – The SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY HILLTOPPERS were on the road to face the TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL DUST DEVILS. The Hilltoppers led 32-27 at the break and won the game 72-64. Ethan Gilbert and Ramir Burton each got 14 for St Edward’s. ### And the KENTUCKY STATE THOROBREDS notched an 88-83 road win at the CENTRAL STATE MARAUDERS.