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Postby PointGuard » Mon Jan 16, 2023 12:23 am

Summary of Games the Week of Nov. 20-26, 2040

'Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (1-1)—82, Missouri State Bears—57 (The Panthers got out on top early in the game but the game was close throughout the 1st half. Georgia State then blew the game open in the 2nd half. SG Mike Boxler—19 pts; SF David Selby—15 pts; PF Aaron Samuels—14 pts, 5 reb, 3 ast; C Jeremy Young—13 pts, 8 reb. Coach Spencer said, “Freshman Jeremy (Young) didn’t play in our first game this season, but we felt he deserved a chance to show us what he could do, and he did one helluva job. So he's definitely earned another start.”)

Georgia State Panthers (2-1)—65, Robert Morris Colonials—50 (The colonials took an early 5 point lead but the Panthers grabbed the lead for good with 5 minutes remaining in the first half and roared to a 35-20 lead at the break by applying a daunting defense. They increased their lead to 26 points midway through the 2nd half and then cruised to an easy victory. SF David Selby—16 pts; C Jeremy Young—13 pts, 8 reb; SG Elton Sheals—11 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast, 4 stl.)

Conference N

Southeast Louisiana Lions (1-1)—83, Jackson State Tigers—58 (The Lions roared past the Tigers early. By the end of the first half, SE Louisiana led 42-21 and they never let up in the 2nd half. PF Mike Sanders—19 pts, 8 reb; C Travis Dixon—13 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast; SF Mike Bree—10 pts, 7 ast; reserve C Duane Simmons—10 pts, 4 reb.)

Fordham Rams—76, Southeast Louisiana Lions (1-2)—72 (The score was razor close throughout the entire 1st half and tied at 35-35 at the break. But Fordham held a small lead throughout most of the 2nd half and held off the Lions at the very end. PF Mike Sanders—18 pts, 6 reb; PG Mike Bree—17 pts; reserve forward Leroy Phillips—14 pts; C Travis Dixon—11 pts, 8 reb. “We lost a tough one, but it was good for our guys to experience a hostile crowd and not relent,” said Coach Montez.)

Conference Q

Michigan Wolverines—65, Western Illinois Leathernecks (1-2)—42 (The Leathernecks were never in this game, falling behind 33-26 at halftime and then having the Wolverines pull steadily away in the 2nd half. PG Trent Cougar—12 pts, 4 ast.)

Missouri Tigers—62, Western Illinois Leathernecks (1-3)—52 (Following 5 early lead changes, Missouri took control to lead 29-22 at the end of the half. The Leathernecks never got closer in the 2nd half. SG Brandt Kennedy—15 pts, 3 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl; C David Perry—13 pts, 8 reb; SF Aloysius Worley—10 pts, 9 reb. “A second straight game on the road against very tough opponents. We got beat but our guys fought the entire way,” said Coach Morillo.)

Conference R

UC San Diego Tritons (3-0)—83, Western Michigan Broncos—58 (There were 11 lead changes in the first 12 minutes. The Tritons then jumped out to a 44-27 halftime lead. UC San Diego held onto a big lead the entire 2nd half by outshooting the Broncos 49% to 42%, holding a 32-26 advantage in rebounding, and a 14-10 advantage in turnovers. C Tommy Jordan—23 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast, 3 stl; SG Brandon Payne—16 pts, 5 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl, 1 blk; PG Solomon Rayner—11 pts, 3 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl; PF Bryce Stafford—11 pts, 6 reb, 3 ast; reserve PG Al LeVasseur—11 pts.)

UC San Diego Tritons (4-0)—97, Binghamton Bearcats—87 (Similar to the previous game there were 10 lead changes in the first 10 minutes of the game. The Tritons then edged ahead and took a 49-40 lead to the locker room. UC San Diego held onto a lead the final 20 minutes but the Bearcats stayed in striking distance the entire way. C Tommy Jordan—29 pts, 7 reb, 5 ast, 2 stl, 2 blk; SG Brandon Payne—22 pts; PG Solomon Rayner—16 pts, 12 ast; PF Bryce Stafford—14 pts, 7 reb, 3 ast).

Colorado Buffaloes—88, Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (2-1)—63 (Following 11 lead changes, the Buffaloes pulled away late in the first half for a 47-36 halftime advantage. The Hawks let Colorado stomp them throughout the 2nd half. SF Anthony Wilks—19 pts; SG Rick Miller—10 pts; reserve C Zamiro Colter—10 pts, 5 reb. “We were competetitve for 14 minutes but then the Buffaloes talent overwhelmed us. Colorado’s SG Omar Murphy hit almost all his shots enroute to his 28 points,” said Coach McMillan.)

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (3-1)—55, American Eagles—48 (Neither team could get more than a 2-3 point lead in the first half and MD-Eastern Shore held a slim 25-24 lead at the break. The Hawks rapidly expanded their lead to 12 points in the 2nd half and then gamely held on to gain the victory. SG Rick Miller—10 pts; C Andy Cummings—10 pts; PF Rob Evans—8 pts, 12 reb. Coach McMillan said, “Our defense was rock solid and we controlled the boards (+10 but our 21 turnovers turned over my stomach.”)

Awards: Jeremy Young of Georgia State was the Conference J Freshman Player of the Week. UC San Diego’s Tommy Jordan was the Player of the Week for Conference R.

Injuries: None.

Comments: Even though the 5 teams had 4 losses in their 10 contests this week, 3 of those losses were away games against very strong opponents. UC San Diego has the 36th best NET Ranking and Western Illinois is right behind with the 37th best NET Ranking. The Tritons are averaging 85 ppg while giving up just 65 ppg thus far this season. Four teams have 6-0 records: Kentucky (ranked #1 in the polls), UNLV (ranked #5), St. Mary’s (ranked #7), and Stanford (ranked #10).
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Re: READY FOR PRIME TIME?

Postby PointGuard » Thu Jan 19, 2023 1:17 am

Summary of Games the Week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2040

Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (3-1)—84, George Washington Colonials—65 (The teams remained locked in a tight battle with 13 lead changes during the first half. The Panthers came out of it with a narrow 31-29 lead. But Georgia State quickly pulled away in the 2nd half to cut the Colonials down. C Jeremy Young scored 21 points, SF David Selby had 13 points, 8 boards, 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks, PF Aaron Samuels scored 10 plus had 8 rebounds and 4 blocks, and SG Clint Strohm had 10 points, 5 assists, and 4 steals.)

Georgia State Panthers (4-1)—71, Dixie State Trailblazers—63 (The Trailblazers held the lead throughout the first half, leading 34-27 at the break and continued to be in control for the first 7 minutes of the 2nd half. But Georgia State fought back and the lead shifted 7 times during a 4 minute period midway through the 2nd half. The Panthers then shut Dixie State down for 3 minutes to build a lead they would hold all the way til the end of the game. SG Clint Strohm score 12 points and had 4 rebounds and 4 assists and C Jeremy Young and reserve guard Ronald Johnson both scored 11 points.)

Conference N

Southeast Louisiana Lions (2-2)—71, Houston Baptist Huskies—51 (After 8 lead changes, the Lions grabbed the lead for good 6 minutes into the game. At the half SE Louisiana led 41-30 and built on that lead throughout the 2nd half. SG Thomas Matthews scored 14 to go along with 3 rebounds and 4 assists, reserve C Duane Simmons had 11 points and 6 boards, and SF Shawnelle Allen scored 10 and grabbed 6 rebounds.)

Southeast Louisiana Lions (3-2)—66, Green Bay Phoenix—45 (The Lions opened an early 8 point lead only to have the Phoenix come back to build their own 8 point lead 11 minutes into the game, but the half ended with SE Louisiana on top 30-29. But the Lions left little doubt as to who would win in the 2nd half, quickly sprinting away from Green Bay for a decisive win. SG Thomas Matthews—23 pts, 5 ast; PG Mike Bree—17 pts, 5 ast.)

Conference Q

Western Illinois Leathernecks (2-3)—75, McNeese State Cowboys—59 (The Leathernecks took the McNeese State crowd out of the game immediately as they quickly opened a double digit lead and led 54-30 at the half. The Cowboys could not seriously cut into the lead in the 2nd half. PG Trent Cougar—18 pts, 6 ast, 4 stl; C David Perry—16 pts; SF Aloysius Worley—15 pts.)

Western Illinois Leathernecks (3-3)—80, Hawaii Rainbow Warriors—59 (Western Illinois again jumped out to a very early 10 point lead but Hawaii came back and there were 6 lead changes in the middle portion of the first half. The Leathernecks then pulled ahead and took a 39-30 lead to the locker room and steadily pulled further ahead throughout the 2nd half. C David Perry—32 pts, 6 reb, 2 stl, 2 blk; SG Brandt Kennedy—11 pts, 4 reb, 2 stl, 3 blk; SF Aloysius Worley—11 pts, 7 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl; PF Walter Jackson—9 pts, 8 reb; PG Trent Cougar—8 pts, 7 ast.)

Conference R

UC San Diego Tritons (5-0)—85, Rutgers Scarlet Knights—62 (The game was very close in the first half, but the Tritons managed to get ahead 36-31 at halftime. UC San Diego held no prisoners in the 2nd half as they buried the Scarlet Knights. The Tritons hit 61% of their FG’s and 55% of their 3’s plus were +12 on the boards. C Tommy Jordan—17 pts, 5 reb; PF Bryce Stafford—14 pts, 6 reb; SG Brandon Payne—12 pts, 6 reb, 3 stl, 2 blk; reserve forward Merv Dye—10 pts, 7 reb.; PG Solomon Rayner—9 pts, 4 reb, 5 ast, 2 stl.)

UC San Diego Tritons (6-0)—88, James Madison Duke—82 (The lead swung back and forth 17 times throughout this game. James Madison led 44-41 at halftime. The Tritons had a strong final 5 minutes that took them from a 4 point deficit to their 6 point road win. UC San Diego again shot the lights out, hitting 60% of their shots from the field. C Tommy Jordan—26 pts, 6 reb; PF Bryce Stafford—19 pts, 6 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl; PG Solomon Rayner—17 pts; SG Brandon Payne—13 pts.)

VMI Keydets—69, Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (3-2)—65 (The Hawks came back from a very early deficit to take the lead 5 minutes into the game and held onto it through the rest of the first half, finishing atop the Keydets 33-29. MD-Eastern Shore then moved out to an 11 point lead midway through the 2nd half. But VMI scored the next 12 points to go ahead and then continued to edge away to post a road loss on the Hawks. SG Rick Miller—19 pts, 4 reb; C Andy Cummings—16 pts, 4 reb, 4 blk.)

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (4-2)—72, Houston Baptist Huskies—50 (The two teams slugged it out the entire 20 minutes of the first half with numerous lead changes and the Hawks coming out of it with a slim 31-30 lead. The first 10 minutes of the 2nd half were a repeat of continuous lead changes. But then MD-Eastern Shore caught fire, raising their percentage from the low 40’s to 52% for the entire game, and blazed away to a big win. C Andy Cummings—22 pts; SG Rick Miller—15 pts, 3 reb, 4 ast, 3 stl; SF Anthony Wilks—12 pts, 4 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl, 2 blk.)

Awards: C Tommy Jordan of UC San Diego was Conference R’s Player of the Week (his 2nd straight similar award).

Injuries: Western Illinois’ SG Bill Shin—2 wrist—2 days; UC San Diego’s PF Merv Dye—sprained ankle—8 days; MD-Eastern Shore’s PF Rob Evans—sore hand—4 days.

Comments: A good week for the 5 teams with 8 victories against just 2 losses. UC San Diego remained unbeaten thus far this season. Western Illinois’ C Tommy Jordan is averaging 19.8 ppg which is tops within Conference R and 21st best in all of Division 1. PG Solomon Rayner of UC San Diego is averaging 6.5 apg which is 2nd best in Conference R. Western Illinois’ C David Perry and PG Trent Cougar are averaging 15.5 ppg and 14.5 ppg, respectively, which are 3rd and 6th best in Conference Q.
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Re: READY FOR PRIME TIME?

Postby PointGuard » Sun Jan 22, 2023 3:43 pm

Summary of Games the Week of Dec. 4-10, 2040

Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (5-1)—73, Cal Poly Mustangs—59 (The Panthers pulled ahead early and held onto it, going up 30-23 at halftime. They lead billowed to 29 points at the midpoint of the 2nd half. Cal Poly made a run late but there was never any doubt about who would win. C Jeremy Young—27 pts, 5 reb, 3 stl; SF David Selby—12 pts, 7 reb; reserve C Ron Waldman—11 pts, 4 reb.)

Northern Illinois Huskies—62, Georgia State Panthers (5-2)—57 (The teams swapped the lead back and forth all the way through the first half with the Panthers wresting a 26-25 lead at halftime. Lead changes persisted for the first 6 minutes of the 2nd half, but then Northern Illinoi grabbed a small lead which they held onto the final 14 minutes of the game. C Jeremy Young—12 pts; SF David Selby—11 pts; PF Aaron Samuels—10 pts, 14 reb.)

Conference N

North Carolina State Wolfpack—92, Southeast Louisiana Lions (3-3)—80 (The Wolfpack dominated the first half, building a 51-32 halftime advantage. The Lions chipped away at the lead in the 2nd half, but were unable to get closer than 10 points. NC St. was just too strong an opponent. C Travis Dixon—14 pts, 7 reb; PG Mike Bree—12 pts, 5 ast; PF Mike Sanders—12 pts, 6 reb.)

Southeast Louisiana Lions (4-3)—76, Hawaii Rainbow Warriors—66 (SE Louisiana led the entire game, but Hawaii stayed close, but just never was able to make a big enough run to get ahead. PF Mike Sanders—17 pts, 6 reb, 3 ast; PG Mike Bree—15 pts, 5 ast, 4 stl; C Travis Dixon—10 pts, 5 reb; SG Thomas Matthews--10 pts, 3 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl.)

Conference Q

Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-3)—78, Bellarmine Knights—61 (Following an exceptionally tight first half, the Leathernecks held a 31-30 halftime lead. The two teams continued their intense battle for the first 7 minutes of the 2nd half before Western Illinois’ defense stopped the Knights allowing the Leathernecks to move out to a 23 point lead with 5 minutes to go. C David Perry—20 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl, 2 blk; PG Trent Cougar—12 pts, 5 ast; reserve guard Brandt Kennedy—10 pts.)

Conference R

Montana Grizzlies—62, UC San Diego Tritons (6-1)—56 (There were 8 lead changes in the first half with Montana coming out at halftime with a 28-27 lead. 4 minutes into the 2nd half Montana pulled ahead and led by as much as 10 points to pin the first loss this season on the Tritons. SG Brandon Payne—25 pts; C Tommy Jordan—12 pts, 11 reb.)

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (5-2)—68, Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks—58 (Neither team could gain an advantage in the first half. MD-Eastern Shore led 29-28 at the break. With 10 minutes to go in the game the teams were tied at 45-45. But the Warhawks then went scoreless for 5 minutes to fall behind by 10 points and were never able to close the gap. PG Jon Arrington—15 pts, 5 ast, 5 stl; PF Rob Evans—12 pts, 6 reb; C Andy Cummings—12 pts.).

Awards: Jeremy Young of Georgia State was named the Conference N Freshman Player of the Week and Jon Arrington of MD-Eastern Shore was the Conference R Freshman Player of the Week.

Injuries: None.

Comments: A so-so week…4 wins and 3 losses by the 5 teams.
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Re: READY FOR PRIME TIME?

Postby PointGuard » Wed Jan 25, 2023 1:16 am

Summary of Games the Week of Dec. 11-17, 2040

Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (6-2)—79, Chattanooga Mocs—67 (The Mocs were on top for the first 9 minutes of the game. But then Georgia State clamped down defensively and jumped out to a 38-29 halftime advantage. They continued to hold a 6-10 point lead through the first 10 minutes of the 2nd half and then the Panthers offense caught fire and they leaped to a 24 point lead 5 minutes later and then cruised home. SF David Selby—22 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 3 blk; C Jeremy Young—14 pts. 7 reb; PG Elton Sheals—11 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl; SG Clint Strohm—11 pts, 5 reb, 6 ast, 2 stl.)

Conference N

Southeast Louisiana Lions (5-3)—87, Charleston Southern Buccaneers—66 (The Lions held a small lead for the first 11 minutes but by the end of the half were on top 45-33. In the 2nd half they steadily increased their lead as they shipped Charleston Southern by completely dominating the boards (+16). SG Thomas Matthews—17 pts, 7 reb, 2 ast, 4 stl; C Travis Dixon—15 pts, 10 reb; PF Mike Sanders—10 pts, 7 reb.)

Conference Q

Eastern Illinois Panthers—69, Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-4)—64 (The Leathernecks controlled the first half and led 37-26 at the break. Western Illinois continued to hold a solid lead most of the 2nd half. But the Panthers defense throttled their scoring in the final 6 minutes which allowed Eastern Illinois to edge ahead with 4 minutes remaining and then paste a home loss on the Leathernecks. C David Perry—18 pts, 7 reb; reserve forward Hunter Anderson—13 pts; PG Trent Cougar—10 pts, 4 reb, 5 ast.)

Conference R

Northwestern Wildcats—76, UC San Diego Tritons (6-2)—57 (After 3 minutes of lead changing, this game was quickly over as the Wildcats drove to a 39-28 halftime advantage and continued to bury the Tritons all the way through the 2nd half. PG Solomon Rayner—15 pts, 3 reb, 5 ast; C Tommy Jordan—13 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 3 blk. “We got out-classed in this game and beat in every aspect of the game,” said Coach Yamoto.

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (6-2)—81, Fairfield Stags—59 (The Hawks gained control 7 minutes into the game, led 49-33 at the half and put the game away by surging to a 27 point lead in the 2nd half before easing up toward the end of the game. MD-Eastern Shore was +13 on the boards and made 5 less turnovers than the Stags. PG Jon Arrington—16 pts, 6 ast; C Andy Cummings—14 pts; SF Anthony Wilks—12 pts, 5 reb.)

Awards: Georgia State’s SF David Selby was the Conference J Player of the Week.

Injuries: None.

Comments: “I really hate losing at home,” said Western Illinois’ coach Terry Morillo. “That’s particularly so when we let the game get away from us in the waning moments after leading almost all the way.” Georgia State, UC San Diego, and Maryland-Eastern Shore all have now won 6 of their 8 games, although the Tritons have lost their last 2 games after starting the season with a 6-game win streak.
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Re: READY FOR PRIME TIME?

Postby PointGuard » Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:35 am

Summary of Games the Week of Dec. 18-24, 2040

Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (7-2)—83, Grambling Tigers—48 (Georgia State completely destroyed the Tigers. By the end of the 1st half they were ahead 42-19 and the lead ballooned to as much as 42 points in the 2nd half. PF Aaron Samuels—24 pts, 11 reb, 4 ast, 1 stl, 2 blk; C Jeremy Young—17 pts, 6 reb; SF David Selby—16 pts, 6 reb; SG Clint Strohm—9 pts, 4 reb, 7 ast, 2 stl, 2 blk.)

Conference N

Southeast Louisiana Lions (6-3)—66, DePaul Blue Demons—48 (By the middle of the first half, the Lions led by 20 and finished the half with a 35-15 lead. DePaul was unable to significantly cut into SE Louisiana’s large lead in the 2nd half. PF Mike Sanders—13 pts, 11 reb; C Travis Dixon—13 pts, 10 reb; PG Mike Bree—10 pts; reserve C Tom McCrary—10 pts.)

Conference Q

Texas A&M Aggies—70, Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-5)—42 (Following 7 lead changes, the first half ended with the Aggies holding a slim 26-24 lead. But the Leathernecks were ice-cold coming out in the 2nd half and Texas A&M raced away to annihilate Western Illinois. Reserve guard Bill Shin—10 pts.)

Conference R

UC San Diego Tritons (7-2)—82, Idaho State Bengals—51 (The Tritons stomped the Bengals in the first half, taking a 44-23 lead to the locker room. The lead continued to billow throughout the 2nd half for a very easy road win by UC-San Diego. C Tomm Jordan—22 pts, 7 reb; SG Brandon Payne—20 pts, 5 ast, 5 stl, reserve F Merv Dye—12 pts.)

Texas Southern Tigers—94, Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (6-3)—78 (The Hawks led most of the first half, but the Tigers came back late to lead at the end of the half 41-40. Texas Southern defense as they came out in the 2nd half shut down the Hawks and MD-Eastern Shore quickly fell off the pace. SF Anthony Wilks—25 pts; C Andy Cummings—11 pts; PG Jon Arrington—10 pts, 7 ast.)

Awards: PF Aaron Sanders of Georgia State was named the Conference J Player of the Week and SF Anthony Wilks of MD-Eastern Shore was the Conference R Player of Week.

Injuries: None.

Comments: Georgia State has had 6 different players as their leading scorer in their first 9 games.
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Re: READY FOR PRIME TIME?

Postby PointGuard » Sun Jan 29, 2023 2:12 pm

Summary of Games the Week of Dec. 25-31, 2040

Conference J

Georgia State Panthers (8-2)—72, Grand Canyon Antelopes –61 (Grand Canyon used their homecourt advantage in the first half, leading by as much as 9 points. But late in the half, the Panthers cracked down defensively plus gained control of the boards and edged ahead to lead 40-36 at the break. The Panthers never let the Antelopes get within striking distance in the 2nd half. PF Aaron Samuels—18 pts, 13 reb, 2 stl; SF David Selby—15 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast; SG Clint Strohm—11 pts, 7 reb, 8 ast, 3 stl, 1 blk; C Jeramy Young—10 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast.)

Conference N

Southeast Louisiana Lions (7-3)—96, Oral Roberts Golden Eagles—87 [OT] (This game was close the entire way and was tied at 37-37 at halftime and 82-82 at the end of regulation after the teams exchanged the lead 19 times and were tied 14 times. But the Lions spurted away from the Golden Eagles at the beginning of the OT and outscored Oral Roberts 14-5 in OT. Reserve guard Tom Allen—17 pts; PG Mike Bree—13 pts, 10 ast; PF Mike Sanders—13 pts, 4 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl, 2 blk; C Travis Dixon—12 pts, 5 reb; SG Thomas Matthews—12 pts.)

Conference Q

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders—75, Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-6)—68 (There were 12 lead changes as the game was close for the first half and the first 8 minutes of the 2nd half. But then, led by SG Rhese Adams (who scored 25 points), the Blue Raiders edged ahead and held onto their lead the final 12 minutes of the game. Both teams hit well over 50% of their shots. PG Trent Cougar—14 pts, 7 ast; C David Perry—14 pts, 8 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl; SG Brandt Kennedy—10 pts, 5 ast.)

Conference R

#24 ranked Fresno State Bulldogs—73, UC San Diego Tritons (7-3)—51 (The Bulldogs were just too good for the Tritons, who trailed 46-20 at the half and could not make a significant dent in that lead in the 2nd half. Fresno State held a 50-33 rebounding advantage and held UC San Diego’s shooting to just 32%. PF Bryce Stafford—12 pts, 7 reb; PG Brandon Payne—11 pts; reserve forward Merv Dye—10 pts, 5 reb.)

St. Bonaventure Bonnies—71, Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (6-4)—62 (St. Bonaventure got control early, took a 36-29 halftime lead, and went ahead by as much as 21 points in the 2nd half. The Hawks held a 41-24 rebounding advantage but that was offset by the Bonnies outshooting them 54% to 39%. C Andy Cummings—16 pts, 5 reb; SF Anthony Wilks—12 pts, 7 reb, 4 ast, 3 stl; reserve forward Zamiro Coulter—11 pts, 11 reb; PF Rob Evans—10 pts, 8 reb, 3 ast.)

Awards: C Andy Cummings was the Conference R Freshman Player of the Week.

Injuries: None

Comments: Georgia State and SE Louisiana rolled along but there were no basketball Christmas presents for UC San Diego, Western Illinois or MD-Eastern Shore.
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