CRUSADERS FALL ON THE ROAD TO CHARLESTON SOUTHERN
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
CRUSADERS FALL ON THE ROAD TO CHARLESTON SOUTHERN

Charleston, S.C.—The North Greenville men’s team stepped out of division two play for a Tuesday night contest against NCAA Division I-AA Charleston Southern but came up short against the Buccaneers 94-65.

Offensively the Crusaders were led by Paul Harrison and Jimmy Ellis who both scored 11 points. Jamaal Pryor lead North Greenville with 4 rebounds. Charleston Southern opened the game on a 6-2 run during the first two minutes of the game and lead by as many as 26 in the first 20 minutes of play. The Buccaneers led NGU 49-26 at halftime.
Charleston Southern led by as many as 35 points in the game. Despite the score, the Crusaders played better in the second as they were only outscored 45-39 in the second period. The Bucs outscored NGU 49-26 in the first period of play.
“We ran into a hungry CSU team poised to finish in the top half of the Big South Conference,” said head coach Chad Lister, “but I think this experience will help us down the stretch.” With the loss the Crusaders fall to 12-9 on the season with a road game against Limestone College on Tuesday night. The Crusaders will return home for games on Friday night and Saturday afternoon.