Crusaders Pull Away in 2nd Half to Defeat Mars Hill

November 18, 20171st2ndFinal
North Greenville304878
Mars Hill314071
Stats at a GlanceNGUMHUM
FG Percentage.485 (32-66) .400 (24-60)
3P FG Percentage.348 (8-23) .364 (8-22)
FT Percentage.429 (6-14) .882 (15-17)
Offensive Rebounds89
Defensive Rebounds2931
Total Rebounds3740
Turnovers1420
Steals98
Bench Points2323
LeadersNGUMHUM
PointsTommy Wade - 25
Charles Moore - 13
ReboundsDaniel Burchette - 8
Nassyr Daniel - 10
AssistsDaniko Jackson - 7
Charles Moore - 4
Matthew Powell - 4
StealsTommy Wade - 3
Nassyr Daniel - 3
Matthew Powell - 3
BlocksDJ Brooks - 2
Tommy Wade - 2
Nassyr Daniel - 4
Crusaders Pull Away in 2nd Half to Defeat Mars Hill
Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Alan Kahaly
Crusaders Pull Away in 2nd Half to Defeat Mars Hill

Mars Hill, N.C. – The Crusaders had yet another strong second half with 48 points against the Mars Hill Lions to win 78-71. Tommy Wade had a big game with 25 points while Jalon Cokley also impressed with 17 points.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 78 / Mars Hill – 71
  • Location: Stanford Arena (Mars Hill, North Carolina)
  • Records: NGU – 3-1 / MHU – 1-3

How it Happened

  • NGU took an early 18-9 lead, which included a dunk by Tommy Wade and seven points by Jalon Cokley.
  • The Lions scored the next 9 points to tie the game at 18 with 5:34 remaining in the first half.
  • Neither team led by more than two for the remainder of the half. Mars Hill led at halftime 31-30.
  • A strong beginning to the second half gave MHU a 44-34 lead.
  • The Crusaders fought back to tie the game at 49 with 12:56 remaining in the game.
  • With NGU leading 64-61 and 7:00 remaining, Tommy Wade would take over, scoring the Crusaders' next 11 points to give North Greenville a 75-67 lead with 2:48 remaining.
  • NGU was able to hang on to win 78-71.

The Good Guys

  • Tommy Wade - 25 Points, 3 Three-Point FGs, 4 Rebounds, 3 Steals, 2 Blocks
  • Jalon Cokley - 17 Points, 2 Three-Point FGs, 2 Rebounds
  • Daniel Burchette - 10 Points, 8 Rebounds, 2 Assists
  • Matt Moore - 10 Points, 2 Three-Point FGs, 5 Rebounds, 2 Assists

The Other Team

  • Charles Moore - 13 Points, 2 Rebounds, 4 Assists
  • Luke Van-Rijn - 12 Points, 3 Three-Point FGs, 4 Rebounds, 2 Assists
  • Nassyr Daniel - 10 Points, 10 Rebounds, 4 Blocks, 3 Assists, 3 Steals

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville returns home to play the Flying Fleet of Erskine College to open up conference play Tuesday, November 21st at 7:30 PM.