Crusaders victorious in first round of tournament
Thursday, February 16, 2006
Crusaders victorious in first round of tournament
Jordan Richmond scored a career-high 29 points

FT. MYERS, FL- Jordan Richmond (Russellville, AR) scored a career-high 29 points to lead North Greenville to an 89-61 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic in the first round of the NCAA Division II Independents Tournament.

PJ Schumacher (Waynesburg, PA) scored 19 points, and broke the single season record for made three-pointers. Schumacher hit four trifectas to give him 88 for the season. The previous record was 85. Josh Burgess (Pickens, SC) also scored 19 points while pulling in 8 rebounds. Amonzo Gantt (Royston, GA) and Andrew Nipper (Cleveland, TN) each hauled in ten rebounds.

The Crusaders will play Central State Friday evening at 5:30 p.m.