Strong Offensive Performance Propels Crusaders over Rams

February 08, 20181st2ndFinal
Columbia Int'l223961
North Greenville5250102
Stats at a GlanceCIUNGU
FG Percentage.303 (20-66) .609 (39-64)
3P FG Percentage.238 (5-21) .429 (12-28)
FT Percentage.727 (16-22) .545 (12-22)
Offensive Rebounds1010
Defensive Rebounds2141
Total Rebounds3151
Turnovers1014
Steals42
Bench Points4153
LeadersCIUNGU
PointsDamarcus Gay - 25
Jalon Cokley - 17
ReboundsDamarcus Gay - 6
Jacob Cook - 6
Tommy Wade - 8
Daniel Burchette - 8
AssistsDruw Rollings - 2
Micah Banks - 2
DJ Brooks - 7
StealsDamarcus Gay - 2
AJ Myers - 1
DJ Brooks - 1
BlocksGabe Kirk - 1
Roderick Howell - 2
Strong Offensive Performance Propels Crusaders over Rams
Thursday, February 8, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
Strong Offensive Performance Propels Crusaders over Rams

Tigerville, S.C. – North Greenville shot 60.9% to beat the Columbia International Rams 102-61. The Crusaders led by as much as 46 in the game. Six different Crusaders hit double digits in points. Jalon Cokley led NGU in scoring with 17 points.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 102 / Columbia International - 61
  • Records: NGU 10-13 / CIU 6-17
  • Location: Tigerville, S.C. (Hayes Gymnasium)

How it Happened

  • North Greenville pulled ahead early, scoring the first eight points of the game. The Crusaders continued to pull away throughout the remainder of the first half, leading 52-22 at the end of the half. NGU shot 66.7% for the half. Matt Moore and Roderick Howell both led NGU in points with 10.
  • The second half was more of the same for North Greenville, and eventually led by 46 with 8:18 remaining. Columbia International closed the lead slightly, but NGU eventually won 102-61. Jalon Cokley and AJ Myers both scored 10 points in the second half.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Jalon Cokley led the team in points with 17. He also had 6 rebounds.
  • Matt Moore scored 16 points and recorded 4 rebounds.
  • Roderick Howell posted 15 points. He also had 6 rebounds and 2 blocks.

Inside the Columbia International Box Score

  • Damarcus Gay had a strong night with 25 points and 6 rebounds.
  • Micah Banks scored 13 points and had 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will travel to Banner Elk, NC to take on the Lees-McRae Bobcats on Saturday at 4:00 PM.