North Greenville Unable to Complete Comeback Against Belmont Abbey

December 02, 20171st2ndFinal
North Greenville294069
Belmont Abbey373875
Stats at a GlanceNGUBAC
FG Percentage.361 (26-72) .403 (25-62)
3P FG Percentage.240 (6-25) .438 (7-16)
FT Percentage.611 (11-18) .818 (18-22)
Offensive Rebounds1914
Defensive Rebounds2531
Total Rebounds4445
Turnovers1112
Steals34
Bench Points2512
LeadersNGUBAC
PointsDaniel Burchette - 23
Jacob Wilson - 23
ReboundsDJ Brooks - 9
Roderick Howell - 9
Deion Lane - 15
AssistsMatt Moore - 2
Jalon Cokley - 2
DeQuan Abrom - 3
StealsDJ Brooks - 2
Markel Pollard - 2
BlocksSpencer Kirkpatrick - 2
Deion Lane - 5
North Greenville Unable to Complete Comeback Against Belmont Abbey
Saturday, December 2, 2017
By Alan Kahaly
North Greenville Unable to Complete Comeback Against Belmont Abbey

Belmont, NC – Belmont Abbey won the Battle of the Crusaders this afternoon as North Greenvill fell 75-69. Roderick Howell neared a double-double for the second straight game while Daniel Burchette led the scoring with 23 points.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 69 / Belmont Abbey – 75
  • Location: Wheeler Center (Belmont, NC)
  • Records: NGU – 3-6, 0-3 CC / BAC - 5-4, 1-1 CC

How it Happened

  • Belmont Abbey began the game on a good note as they scored the first eight points of the game and led by 14 with 12:14 remaining in the first half. North Greenville would respond with nine straight points to pull within four. Leading by one with 6:28 remaining in the half, BAC took the momentum back and led 37-29 at the half. NGU shot just 28.6% for the half while Belmont Abbey shot 43.8%.
  • North Greenville put together another nine-point run to begin the second half to take the lead 38-37. The two teams would trade the lead for the next five minutes. NGU led 65-64 with less than five minutes remaining, but Belmont Abbey quickly took the lead back and didn't give it up. Two missed three-pointers in the final minute by North Greenville would seal the win for BAC. NGU vastly improved in the second half, shooting 46.7%.

The Good Guys

  • Daniel Burchette - 23 Points, 2 Three-Point Field Goals, 4 Rebounds
  • Matt Moore - 17 Points, 3 Three-Point Field Goals, 3 Rebounds
  • Roderick Howell - 10 Points, 9 Rebounds

The Other Team

  • Jacob Wilson - 23 Points, 3 Three-Point Field Goals, 6 Rebounds
  • Deion Lane - 22 Points, 15 Rebounds, 5 Blocks
  • DeQuan Abrom - 9 Points, 6 Rebounds, 3 Assists

Next Time Out

  • NGU will head to Aiken to take on the Pacers of USC Aiken on December 9th at 3:30 PM.