NGU Falls to Emmanuel

February 20, 20181st2ndFinal
North Greenville213960
Emmanuel (Ga.)344074
FG Percentage.389 (21-54) .375 (24-64)
3P FG Percentage.333 (5-15) .300 (9-30)
FT Percentage.867 (13-15) .895 (17-19)
Offensive Rebounds713
Defensive Rebounds2725
Total Rebounds3438
Bench Points2223
PointsJalon Cokley - 13
Elijah Robinson - 18
ReboundsTommy Wade - 8
Kendrick Colvin - 10
AssistsDaniko Jackson - 4
Austin Greene - 3
Kendrick Colvin - 3
StealsJalon Cokley - 2
Emerson McClung - 4
BlocksTommy Wade - 2
Kendrick Colvin - 3
NGU Falls to Emmanuel
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
NGU Falls to Emmanuel

Franklin Springs, GA - A struggle of a first half for the Crusaders proved to be the different as Emmanuel came away with the victory 74-60. NGU took a small lead early on in the first half, but the Lions claimed the lead for themselves and never trailed again. Jalon Cokley led North Greenville in points with 13.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 60 / Emmanuel - 74
  • Records: NGU 11-16, 6-11 CC / EC 17-9, 11-5 CC
  • Location: Franklin Springs, GA (Williamson Basketball Arena)

How it Happened

  • North Greenville took an early 3-2 lead. However, this would be NGU's only lead of the game as the Crusaders would go nearly five minutes without scoring a basket and trail 14-5 with 12:34 left in the first half. Emmanuel continued to score points while limiting the Crusader offense, leading 34-21 at the half. Jalon Cokley led North Greenville for the half with five points.
  • NGU would come out fighting hard in the second half. A run by NGU closed the gap to a score of 37-31 in favor of the Lions with 15:11 remaining. North Greenville cut the deficit down to five with 5:42 left in the game. However, a run by Emmanuel opened the gap back up, leading to a 14 point win for the Lions. Matt Moore led NGU in points in the second half with eight.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Jalon Cokley scored 13 points with 3 rebounds and 2 steals.
  • Roderick Howell scored 12 points while also recording 4 rebounds.
  • Matt Moore recorded 11 points.

Inside the Emmanuel Box Score

  • Elijah Robinson posted 18 points including 3 three-point field goals. He also had 9 rebounds.
  • Emerson McClung recorded 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 assists.

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville will travel to Central, SC on Friday for the final game of the regular season against the Warriors of Southern Wesleyan.