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Friday, February 2, 2018

kentuckyKentucky 48 Georgia 23

KSD has earned its first victory this season with a win over Georgia at our homecoming weekend. KSD was able to make a run after halftime to a 19-point lead after third quarter. KSD defense played a big part as both teams played well. Aaron Howard had an all-around game with 26 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, and 5 steals. Richard Ward recorded a double-double wth 12 points and 11 rebounds while Payne Yance dished out nine assists. (Contributed by Coach Leslie Stayer, Jr.)

GSD  7--6--5--5 = 23
KSD 8-11-18-11 = 48

Halftime - Kentucky led 19-13.

GSD (1-15): Royal 13, Johnson 4, Pantija 6.

KSD (1-15): Ward 12, Howard 26, Collins 4, Yance 4, Vickery 2.

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - February 2

Thursday, February 1, 2018

missouriMissouri 58 Fulton St. Albans 32

Missouri played good defense to slow down Fulton St. Albans to pick up a win. Two players recorded a double-double for Missouri with Mikal Meriwether scoring 27 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Conner Luper added 10 points and had team high 18 rebounds.

FSA    2--8-10-12 = 32
MSD 14-15-14-15 = 58

Halftime - Missouri led 29-10.

MSD (2-13):
Mikal Meriwether: 27 points, 16 rebounds
Docato Pierson: 15 points, 2 rebounds, 3 steals
Conner Luper: 10 points, 18 rebounds
Hezeki Smott: 4 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals

FSA: Joseph Alt 12, Josiah Currier 10.

floridaFlorida 62 Calvary Christian 55

I'm not sure how to open up this game recap, so I'm gonna pay homage to the late Keith Jackson, "WHOOOOOOOOAAAAAA NELLIE!". The boys played harmoniously once again and toppled Calvary Christian 62-55 in a wild game at Settles Gym.

Coming into this game, we knew Calvary was a great team. They annihiliated all of our common opponents including a team we just lost to by 25 last week. But our boys were up to the task and more. I'm going to continue with the dinner table analogy from last night and say that we carved up their press for easy baskets in the beginning. That forced them to lay back and play honest defense.

That threw us off guard a little bit as we only scored nine points in the second quarter. In the second half we started hot and stayed that way to score 18 and 19 points in the third and fourth quarters.

The best part of the game came in the end with five seconds left when they were playing tight man-to-man defense and Wallace Burrell executed a perfect screen to spring Quintin Galpine loose and Samy Vital hit him in stride towards the basket and Quintin finished with a thunderous dunk! The gym went crazy and we nearly brought down the roof. (Contributed by Head Coach Eric LeFors)

Leading scorers: Galpine 19, Yahir Rodriguez 15, Samy Vital 13, Luis Merced 7, Burrell 4, Walter Douglas 4.

CCA  12-14-13-16 = 55
FSDB 14--9-18-21 = 62

Halftime - Calvary Christian led 26-23.

marie-philipMarie Philip 51 Waring School 39

Marie Philip School Galloping Ghosts Varsity Basketball team hosted a league contest against Waring School. We had beat them two days ago at Waring and were playing tonight for rescheduled game due to game cancellation a few weeks ago. This would be our third straight game in three days.

We knew this game was going to be a battle as we were vying for a spot in league play-off and Waring was coming off with an upset win over Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall yesterday.

We got off to a good start in the first half, however we got careless with turnovers, and foul troubles. Waring kept crawling back to stay close to us. One of their players was having a hot game, scoring 14 of the team's 18 first half points. We were up at half time with the score, 23-18.

In the second half, Waring got off to a good start so we knew this was going to be another battle. We got Waring into foul trouble and attacked the basket to lead by eight. Waring's best player continued to have hot game and made key baskets to pull within two. Two of our players got into foul troubles so we made some defensive adjustments and were able to contain their best player. Kacey Monahan and Kyle Florio made key baskets including three-pointers to extend the lead. We won the game, 51-39. (Contributed by Athletic Director David Del Pizzo)

WS  18-21 = 39
MPS 23-28 = 51

Halftime - Marie Philip led 23-18.

MPS (12-7): Kyle Florio 9, Kacey Monahan 21, Slavik Sukhovtev 2, Dylan Chrstoffels 15, Amogne Kongel-Harmon 2, Luke McBrine 2.

Team Total FG: 20-46
Team Total 3FG: 3-11 (Florio, Monahan, Christoffels)
Team Total FT: 2-6

americanCentral Christian 58 American 50

Our boys played at Central Christian, getting off to a slow start in the first half. Central Christian played a very strong game taking care of the basketball and taking smart shots. ASD found themselves down 33-16 at halftime. Coaches made some defensive adjustments in the second half and the team started to roar back. ASD ran out of time to complete the comeback falling by a score of 58-50. Andrew Ray Taylor had 18 points, Robert Milone chipped in with 15 points. (Contributed by Athletic Director Mason Wood)

stmarysSt. Mary's 49 Gow JV 38

The Bison headed south to face The Gow School with the Ravens having redemption on their minds from the last game. The Bison, tired and on their third game of the week started fast as they normally do. Nick Barrus continued to "steal" the show and finished with 11 steals along with 15 points. Christian Lawrence had 10 points and eight boards. Dalton Planty had nine points. Kassim Kassim chipped in eight points and Isa Habeeb had seven points. The Bisons headed north back to Buffalo with another win for the season. (Contributed by Athletic Director Jim Carmody)

SMSD 12-15-12-10 = 49
GOW    4--9--8-17 = 38

SMSD (7-1): Nick Barrus 15, Kassim Kassim 8, Christian Lawrence 10, Isa Habeeb 7, Dalton Planty 9.

Team Total FG: 19-50
Team Total 3FG: 2-8 (Barrus 2)
Team Total FT: 5-15

new-jerseyNew York 47 New Jersey 32

The Colts started off with a handicap with their best rebounder not playing and the team had a hard time on the boards. Freshman Nasir Gurganus led the team with 13 points. Chris Brown had eight points and another freshman Marco Espinoza added six points. Chris Ayers added the last three points. (Contributed by Athletic Director Martha Fowler)

NYSD 13-7-16-11 = 47
NJSD   5-7--2-18 = 32

Halftime - New York led 20-12.

atlanta-areaHoward School 68 Atlanta Area 48

Atlanta Area fell to Howard School in a home league game. Marquise King led Atlanta Area with team high 30 points, five rebounds, three steals, and four assists. Teammate Ahmeen Stackhouse had 18 boards to go with 17 points, five blocks, and three steals.

washingtonFirm Foundation 42 Washington 37

Washington wrapped up their 2017-2018 campaign with a loss to Firm Foundation. Juan Ramirez paced Washington with 15 points followed by Cristian Martinez-White with 14.

FF     15-7-9-11 = 42
WSD 11-4-6-16 = 37

Halftime - Firm Foundation led 22-15.

WSD (3-14/0-8): Cristian Martinez-White 14, Ricardo Pineda 2, Taylor Payne 4, Juan Ramirez 15, Jose Ramirez 2.

marylandMaryland 60 Rockbridge Academy 43

Rory Lewis poured in 29 points with eight coming off of three-pointers to lead Maryland in a road league win.

MSD 12-18-20-10 = 60
RA     6-11-16-10 = 43

Halftime - Maryland led 30-17.

MSD (18-4/7-1):
Jaden Joseph: 4 points, 3 rebounds
John Werner, Jr.: 3 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals
Rory Lewis: 29 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals
Esteban Kovacs: 5 assists
Miguel Pavao: 1 point
Stefan Anderson: 12 points, 8 rebounds
Jason Werner: 11 points

Team Total FG: 19
Team Total 3FG: 10 (Lewis 8, Anderson 2)
Team Total FT: 12-21

RA: Ben Autt 4, James Jackson 4, David Lyt 17, Elijah Bongs 3, Tim Sohmer 12, Jim Tatterson 2, Tobi Ajuwon 1.

Team Total FG: 18
Team Total 3FG: 5 (Lyt 3, Bongs, Sohmer)
Team Total FT: 2-10

wisconsinUnion Grove Christian 70 Wisconsin 45

Montana Walker led the Firebirds with 24 points in a league loss to Union Grove Christian.

WSD (4-12/1-7): Walker 12 0-2 24, Kangas 4 3-5 11, Sanders 1 0-0 3, Penvosa 1 0-0 2, Robertson 2 1-2 5. Totals 19 4-9 45.

UGC (3-16/2-6): M. Love 5 2-6 17, I. Love 3 0-0 7, C. Pittsenbarger 0 2-2 2, Jones 4 1-4 9, C. Love 5 4-10 14, S. Pittsenbarger 4 2-4 12, Zimmerman 2 1-2 5, Bechman 2 0-0 4. Totals 25 12-28 70.

Western Pennsylvania lost their league game to First Baptist Christian, 51-49. Chad D’Amore had 19 points for Western Pennsylvania and David Harclerode added 12.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

atlanta-areaAtlanta Area 67 Center Academy 54

Atlanta Area recorded a league win behind Ahmeen Steakhouse’s 27 points, 17 rebounds, and six steals. Jordan added 24 points and three rebounds.

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - February 2

Thursday, February 1, 2018

marylandMaryland 41 Rockbridge Academy 22

Maryland solidified its hold on first place of the Maryland Independent Athletic Conference west division with a win over Rockbridge. Rajena Guettler accomplished a difficult feat for Maryland recording a triple-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 steals along with five assists.

MSD 17-10-8-6 = 41
RA     8--6-6-2 = 22

Halftime - Maryland led 27-14.

MSD (16-4/6-1):
A. Glennon: 2 points
S. Herzig Wilcox: 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals,
A. Patterson: 1 steal
C. Perry: 15 points, 16 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 assists, 4 blocks
R. Guettler: 14 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals, 5 assists
H. Johnston-Shaw: 2 steals
E. Beldon: 2 points, 3 rebounds, 6 steals, 5 assists
M. Luebehusen: 2 points, 3 rebounds
E. Kovacs: 1 rebound

Team Total FG: 20
Team Total 3FG: 0
Team Total FT: 1-4

RA: V. Grey 6, S. Williams 4, J. Blazer 2, A. Craig 2, M. Taiwo 8.

Team Total FG: 11
Team Total 3FG: 0
Team Total FT: 0-4

mississippiMississippi 49 Piney Woods 23

Alexis Roberts powered Mississippi over Piney Woods with 21 points followed by Nilah Orey with 10.

MSD (16-2): Alexis Roberts 21, Raegan Hendrix 7, Nilah Orey 10, Tamer Grant 5, Guan Smith 4, Koreiona Guy 2.

rhode-islandLincoln School 26 Rhode Island 24

Our RISD girls' basketball team traveled to Lincoln School to play the first basketball game between these two schools. This turned out to be one of the most competitive game our girls have had. We were barely hanging on to a 14-12 halftime lead. In the second half, our girls woke up and we were able to pull away, holding a 10-point lead at one point. Fatigue set in on our girls and we slowly started to allow the lead to slip away and would ultimately lose on a buzzer-beating layup by Lincoln School's leading scorer who finished with 14 points.

The coaches hope that this game will serve as a good stepping stone for our girls as it shows all of our starters were able to score, and with a lead, we must protect it, not cruise toward the end of the game. Only two games left for us before we travel to Delaware for the 2018 ESDAA Division 2 tournament. (Contributed by Athletic Director Nathan Engel)

RISD 14-10 = 24
LS     12-14 = 26

Halftime - Rhode Island led 14-12.

RISD (3-13): Yasmin Sicaju 8, Melissa Estrada 6, Lillian Klein 4, Olivia Collins 4, Ellie Lister 2.

missouriFulton St. Albans 34 Missouri 28

Missouri was not able to overcome their slow start as they fell to Fulton St. Albans by six points. Delanzia Hayes was the lead scorer for Missouri with 14 points along with seven rebounds. Cristin Kohl and Sara Farmer each had team high 11 rebounds.

FSA 14-2-11-7 = 34
MSD  4-4-12-8 = 28

Halftime - Fulton St. Albans led 16-8.

MSD (1-14):
Delanzia Hayes: 14 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals
Melissa Davis: 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals
Cristin Kohl: 4 points, 11 rebounds, 7 steals
Sara Farmer: 2 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals

FSA: Douglass 10, Ritchey 8.

new-jerseyNew York 39 New Jersey 27

This was a close game until the fourth quarter when the Lady Colts playing with only six players but one fouled out did not have the energy to hold off a 16–4 run by the Tornadoes. Alexis Holland led the team with 14 points. De’Avian Watson had five points, eight rebounds, six blocks, and six steals. Giezi Teuttle added six points, 11 rebounds, and three steals. Naiajah Wilson had two points, one rebound, two assists, one block, and two steals. (Contributed by Athletic Director Martha Fowler)

NYSD 4-7-12-16 = 39
NJSD  5-6-12--4 = 27

Halftime - Tied 11-11.

washingtonWoodland JV 43 Washington 23

Kelly Gutierrez scored team best eight points for Washington and Ashantay Truong added seven points.

WSD  7-2--8--6 = 23
WHS 7-9-14-13 = 43

Halftime - Woodland led 16-8.

WSD (5-12/0-6): Ashantay Truong 7, Annie Kvamme 2, LeAnna Clearbrook 4, Kelly Gutierrez 8, Jenifer Tudor 2.

atlanta-areaHoward School 40 Atlanta Area 26

Tatiana Malone had a double-double with 12 points and 13 points along with four steals for Atlanta Area in a league loss to Howard School. Madison Scott chipped in with 10 points, six rebounds, and four steals.

Union Grove Christian 43 Wisconsin 35
Jhada Meyer scored team best 12 points for Wisconsin in an Indian Trials conference loss.

WSD (5-9): Victorino 3 0-2 6, Meyer 6 0-0 12, Arreola 2 1-2 5, Bongard 3 0-2 6, Henke 3 0-0 6. Totals 17 1-6 35.

UGC (9-6): E. Bechman 0 0-0 0, Cochran 2 2-2 6, Emond 5 1-6 14, Riley 0 0-0 0, K. Bechman 8 0-0 16, Steele 2 2-4 7. Totals 17 5-12 43.

Western Pennsylvania - Danielle Fisher had 15 points and Ryane Smalley with five in a loss to First Baptist Christian, 37-26.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

new-mexicoNew Mexico 35 Wagon Mound 18

The Roadrunners broke their three-game losing streak with a good performance at Wagon Mound. We started off not doing a great job on the defensive side, being down at the end of the first quarter with Wagon Mound leading 9-8. During the second quarter, we did a great job shutting them down and not letting them score a point, while we went off on a 10 point-quarter. At the half, we were leading 18-9. However, the team was not satisfied with their performance and knew that they could play better. We finished the third quarter with a 14-point performance to Wagon Mound’s 6 and cruised to a win.

Sophomore Lindsay Hand had a double-double with 18 rebounds, 16 points, and two blocks. Freshman Victoria Baca with her quick hands contributed to the team with 10 points, five steals, and two rebounds. Sophomore Mya Malone continued her dominance on the board with 15 rebounds, two steals, and a block and a point a piece. Sophomore Andrea Leyba’s shooting woes continued, however, she scored a basket, had an assist, one steal, and a rebound. Her presence on the court did not show on the stat sheet, but her energy and positive demeanor was much needed for the team. 8th grader Sophia Martinez, continues to prove to the team that she is a valuable asset and a force to be reckoned with when asked to step in. Senior Sherrena Bob, who did a fantastic job preventing second chance points on the defensive side by doing all the little things such as; boxing out and challenging the shooter, helped the team with two points, three rebounds, and an assist. Senior guard, Antonia Martinez, who unfortunately had a brief injury scare, was able to contribute to the team with her two points, one rebound, and a block before her night was cut short. (Contributed by Head Coach Roderick Stickley)

Saturday, January 27, 2018

lexingtonPennsylvania 50 Lexington 44 - OT

Lexington came up short in a hotly contested game against Pennsylvania that was decided in overtime. Heidy De La Rosa led Lexington with 22 points, eight steals, and five rebounds. Gigi Zheng chipped in with 14 points and two blocks.

LSD   8-7-13-12--4 = 44
PSD 14-3-12-11-10 = 50

Halftime - Pennsylvania led 17-15.

LSD (6-2):
Heidy De La Rosa: 22 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 8 steals
Gigi Zheng: 14 points, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks
Dorgianny Flores: 6 points, 4 assists, 6 steals
May Tun: 2 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal
Yenifer Garcia: 2 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocks

New Mexico School for the Deaf's hunger to win pays off

By James Barron

new-mexicoLetty Perez saw a bright future.

She just had to sell the rest of the New Mexico School for the Deaf Roadrunners on it.

When Perez took over as head boys basketball coach in 2015, she inherited a group of mainly freshmen and eighth-graders that had great potential and she let them know it. After all, she saw most of them growing up at the boarding school that houses students from kindergarten to high school as the school’s athletic director, girls basketball coach and teacher.

Read more: http://www.santafenewmexican.com/sports/new-mexico-school-for-the-deaf-s-hunger-to-win/article_b6347cd7-0977-5775-9a85-1b075af8ca53.html

Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

Prep Girls Basketball Roundup - February 1

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

texasTexas - We had two games this week (originally scheduled for three but Concordia Lutheran had to close their school for the rest of the week due to a serious flu outbreak).

Tuesday: Defeated Geneva Boerne 53-24.
Wednesday: Defeated San Marcos Academy 56-6 (halftime score was 44-2).

We have our final game of the regular season on Monday (rescheduled game) with Concordia then we begin our 3-game District playoffs. This will determine which of the top four teams will advance to the 4A state playoffs from our district.

We are currently ranked #8 in the state for TAPPS 4A with two other teams in our district ranked #7 (Brentwood Christian who we lost to by 3) and #3 (Faith Academy Marble Falls which we lost to by 8). (Contributed by Head Coach Brian Sipek)

2018 Texas GBB State Rankings 020118

rhode-islandSophia Academy 38 Rhode Island 20

Our girls' basketball team played host to Sophia Academy yesterday afternoon, the second of four games for our girls' this week as they continue their preparations for the upcoming ESDAA Division 2 Girls' basketball tournament next week in Delaware.

Sophia Academy had a strong duo, a point guard and a center who did most of the work for their team, scoring 30 of 38 team points. Our girls struggled to stop these two consistently. We focused instead on the positives that our team showed including more girls scoring baskets and attempting shots. (Contributed by Athletic Director Nathan Engel)

SA    20-18 = 38
RISD 10-10 = 20

Halftime - Sophia Academy led 20-10.

RISD (3-12): Lillian Klien 6, Ellie Lister 4, Yasmin Sicaju 4, Olivia Collins 4.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

floridaSt. Johns Country Day School 36 Florida 27

This was a heart-wrenching game. We fell behind early and eventually tied the game at 20-20 at the end of third quarter. Unfortunately, we went stone cold even not being able to make lay-ups. This cost us the game. Lourdine Jordonne led with nine points and Olivia Brown had seven. (Contributed by Head Coach Joy Moers)

Monday, January 30, 2018

floridaFlorida 37 First Coast Christian 33

We have not defeated First Coast Christian since 2011 and we finally ended that losing streak. It was bittersweet because this was our last home game. The Lady Dragons controlled the ball in all four quarters giving FCC no chance of catching up. Olivia Brown and Lourdine Jordonne scored most of our points with 14 and 17 respectively. Ja'Myra Harris added four points and Oceana Brown for two points. Last December, we lost to FCC and they scored 43 on us. As you can see, our defense has improved. (Contributed by Head Coach Joy Moers)

Prep Boys Basketball Roundup - February 1

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

floridaFlorida 59 Duval Charter 32

This must have been how Michelangelo felt when he stepped back and took a look at his finished Sistine Chapel ceiling. Our boys played a perfect game! The way we broke their press and executed in transition was a sight to behold! I'm really proud of the way they played tonight.

Duval Charter beat us earlier this year by 14 points on the strength of their tenacious press. Tonight, we forced them to abandon their press in the second half when we were like a hot knife cutting through butter.

And to top it all off, it was our first game in our own Settles Gym since December 11th (51 days). The crowd came to check out the Mason Dixon champions, and we most certainly gave them what they were hoping to see.

Yahir Rodriquez was unbelievable in the first half with 22 points, 16 of them coming in the first quarter. He finished with 31 points. His teammates knew he was hot and had no qualms feedling him the ball. That was such unselfish play and I told Yahir that he owes 'em all dinner!

Quintin Galpine scored 13 and Wallace Burrell 9 along with a trio of scorers who tallied a deuce - Samy Vital, Walter Douglas, and Cody Newsome. (Contributed by Head Coach Eric LeFors)

DC     10-15--7--0 = 32
FSDB 18-18-11-12 = 59

Halftime - Florida led 36-25.

marylandSpencerville Adventist 54 Maryland 50

Rory Lewis scored team high 22 points with seven treys and nine rebounds for Maryland. Stefan Anderson picked up a double-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds along with three assists, three steals, and two blocks.

SAA  12-15-15-12 = 54
MSD 17-12-11-10 = 50

Halftime - Maryland led 29-27.

MSD (17-4):
Jaden Joseph: 3 rebounds
John Werner, Jr.: 6 points, 3 assists, 3 steals
Rory Lewis: 22 points, 9 rebounds
Esteban Kovacs: 2 points
Stefan Anderson: 11 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks
Jason Werner: 9 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists

Team Total FG: 19
Team Total 3FG: 9 (Lewis 7, Anderson, Werner Jr.)
Team Total FT: 3-5

SAA: Andrew Retz 17, Ben Slack 4, Tanner Forde 18, Owen Faehner 10, Sammy Davis 5.

Team Total FG: 23
Team Total 3FG: 4 (Faehner 2, Davis, Retz)
Team Total FT: 4-5

marie-philipMarie Philip 39 Commonwealth School 36

We got off to a good start leading 20-5 before things started falling apart for us. Commonwealth played a tough man-to-man defense against us. It was a battle and Commonwealth came back to tie the game in the second half. Turnovers and bad shot selections gave Commonwealth the opportunity to get back in the game.

We finally got our things together to reclaim the lead and the win. Kacey Monahan led the team with 24 points, seven rebounds, and two steals. We also didn't have our three starters in the game which gave Commonwealth some hope for an upset. We are clinched for third place for in MBIL (Mass Bay Independent League) and will face Chapel Hill in the first round of the playoffs. (Contributed by Head Coach John Monahan)

CS   11-25 = 36
MPS 20-19 = 39

Halftime - Marie Philip led 20-11.

MPS (11-7/5-4): Kyle Florio 9, Kacey Monahan 24, Slavik Sukhovtev 1, Amogne Kongel-Harmon 5.

Team Total FG: 7-26
Team Total 3FG: 4-9 (Florio 2, Monahan, Kongel-Harmon)
Team Total FT: 13-21

pennsylvaniaCity School Philadelphia 53 Pennsylvania 40

This was a good game as we spent much time trying to catch up with City School of Philadelphia but were not successful in doing that. Nasir Ford pulled a double-double once again with 30 points, 10 rebounds, and five steals. Jacob Cross added nine points and 11 rebounds. (Contributed by Athletic Director Matt Bujak)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

floridaFlorida 61 St. Johns Country Day School 54

It was nice to get a tally in the ‘W’ column once again after our struggles last week. We got off to a good start, but couldn't put them away until mid-fourth quarter when we found ourselves with a 21-point lead. At that point, we slowly subbed in our players. But then SJCD caught fire and pulled within eight forcing us to send back our regulars in to finish the last 45 seconds of the game. The highlight of the game was that all 12 of our players scored. That's what coaches dream of. (Contributed by Head Coach Eric LeFors)

FSDB 10-18-20-13 = 61
SJCD   5-15-11-23 = 54

Halftime - Florida led 28-20.

eastern-north-carolinaEastern North Carolina 57 North Carolina 50

North Carolina rallied in the third quarter cutting Eastern North Carolina’s lead to just two points with Jeremiah Deans on the bench with foul trouble. Eastern North Carolina was able to hold off North Carolina for the win. Deans finished the game with 23 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. Josh Eason had 14 points to go with nine rebounds and two blocks.

ENCSD 14-20--6-17 = 57
NCSD   17--6-15-12 = 50

Halftime - Eastern North Carolina led 34-23.

ENCSD (9-2): Robinson 8, Deans 23, Carlton 4, Eason 14, McLaughlin 6, Foote 2.

NCSD (1-8): Evans 17, Lineberger 25, Hernandez 6, Futral 2.

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