Tate and Burchette Combine For 39 Points as Crusaders Fall to Georgia College

November 10, 20181st2ndFinal
Georgia College445195
North Greenville304373
Stats at a GlanceGCNGU
FG Percentage.493 (33-67) .383 (23-60)
3P FG Percentage.500 (17-34) .333 (8-24)
FT Percentage.667 (12-18) .731 (19-26)
Offensive Rebounds1013
Defensive Rebounds2827
Total Rebounds3840
Turnovers812
Steals65
Bench Points5010
LeadersGCNGU
PointsJordan Thomas - 15
Chapin Rierson - 15
Kovi Tate - 20
ReboundsKohl Roberts - 9
Kovi Tate - 10
AssistsDesmond Mitchell-LaF - 6
Daniel Burchette - 4
StealsJustin Cave - 2
Daniel Burchette - 2
Spencer Kirkpatrick - 2
BlocksIsaac Thomas - 2
Chapin Rierson - 2
Joe Conley - 2
Spencer Kirkpatrick - 2
Tate and Burchette Combine For 39 Points as Crusaders Fall to Georgia College
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Tate and Burchette Combine For 39 Points as Crusaders Fall to Georgia College

NGU was unable to slow down a strong Georgia College offense, falling with a final score of 95-73. Kovi Tate and Daniel Burchette had standout performances as they combined for 39 points. With the loss, NGU ends the weekend with a 1-1 record.

1st Half

The Crusaders kept the game even early, trailing just 15-12 around eight minutes into the half. However, the Bobcats were able to being to pull away with a 14-7 run to lead 29-19. NGU trailed by as much as 17 points in the half, but a three-pointer by Caleb Arrington helped stop the bleeding. Georgia College would take a 14-point lead into the half with a score of 44-30. North Greenville shot 32.3% from the field with Burchette leading in points with eight.

2nd Half

GC put up a quick three-pointer to begin the half. Down 50-30, the Crusaders put up a fight with an 11-5 run, but the Bobcats had an answer as they would put up a 15-6 run to take a 70-47 lead with 10:58 remaining. North Greenville would eventually cut the deficit to back under 20 points, but a late 8-3 run to end the game by the Bobcats gave them a 95-73 win. NGU improved in the second half with a 44.8 field goal percentage. Kovi Tate led in points with 13.

Individual

Kovi Tate had an impressive performance with a double-double. He posted 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Daniel Burchette scored 19 points and recorded 4 rebounds and 2 steals.

Caleb Arrington put up 9 points, all from three-point range, and 3 rebounds.

Upcoming

The Crusaders will travel to Mars Hill, North Carolina to face the Mars Hill Lions on Tuesday, November 13th.