Howell Scores Double-Double As North Greenville Falls to Barton

January 23, 20181st2ndFinal
North Greenville333063
Stats at a GlanceNGUBARTON
FG Percentage.393 (24-61) .450 (27-60)
3P FG Percentage.261 (6-23) .368 (7-19)
FT Percentage.600 (9-15) .824 (14-17)
Offensive Rebounds1410
Defensive Rebounds2227
Total Rebounds3637
Bench Points89
PointsDJ Brooks - 17
Bobby Stenborg - 18
ReboundsRoderick Howell - 15
Isaiah Buck-Lowman - 8
AssistsMatt Moore - 2
Michael Boykin - 4
Zach Grant - 4
StealsDaniel Burchette - 2
Tommy Wade - 2
Matt Woods - 2
Isaiah Reddish - 2
BlocksRoderick Howell - 1
Tommy Wade - 1
Jeff Gordon - 3
Howell Scores Double-Double As North Greenville Falls to Barton
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
Howell Scores Double-Double As North Greenville Falls to Barton

Wilson, N.C. – In their first road game since December 9th, the Crusaders fell to the Bulldogs of Barton College 75-63. NGU struggled from three-point range, shooting just 26.1% (6-23) from behind the arc. DJ Brooks led the team in points with 17 while Roderick Howell scored a double-double.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 63 / Barton - 75
  • Records: NGU 6-12, 2-7 CC / Chowan 11-9, 7-3 CC
  • Location: Wilson Gymnasium (Wilson, North Carolina) 

How it Happened

  • After Barton scored the opening basket, NGU responded by scoring the next seven points to take an early 7-2 lead. The scored evened back up at 9-9 with 13:40 remaining in the first half. The score would remain even for the next several minutes, but a run by Barton put them up by seven with 4:40 remaining in the half. A layup by Roderick Howell sent North Greenville into the locker room down by six. DJ Brooks led the team in points in the first half with 12.
  • The Crusaders came out strong in the second half, and cut the deficit to three with 14:42 remaining. However, NGU would then go on a dry spell, scoring just six points in nearly ten minutes. Down by eleven, a three-pointer by Brooks cut the deficit to eight. However, the Crusaders were unable to lower the deficit any further.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • DJ Brooks led NGU in points with 17. Twelve of those points were in the first half.
  • Roderick Howell had a solid performance with 12 points and 15 rebounds for a double-double.

Inside the Barton Box Score

  • Bobby Stenborg led Barton in points with 18.
  • Isaiah Buck-Lowman had a strong game as well with 17 points and 8 rebounds.

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville will play another road game Friday in Gaffney against the Limestone Saints at 7:30 PM.