Powell and Trentham with career highs as NGU falls to King
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Powell and Trentham with career highs as NGU falls to King

Tigerville, S.C. - North Greenville was its own worst enemy on Tuesday night in an 87-65 loss to King University.

The Crusaders committed 29 turnovers in the four-quarter contest, leading to 36 points for the Tornado. North Greenville trailed by eight early but cut the lead to one point early in the second quarter. King would finish the half on a 13-5 run to earn a 16-point halftime lead.

The Tornado score the first three points of the third period as The Crusaders found themselves down 48-26 with 7:28 in the third. Free throws from Cameron Carter would cut the lead to 15 with 5:30 in the third but that would be as close as North Greenville would get to the visiting King squad.

North Greenville 44-percent from the field for the game but struggled from three-point range for the first time this season, knocking down just 5 of 22 attempts. The Tornado finished the game shooting 53-percent including a 42-percent performance from three range.

Divonnie Powell and Elizabeth Trentham led the way for North Greenville with new career highs. Powell led all NGU scorers with 15-points while Trentham added 12. Powell also scored a career high in assists with five. Chantel Strahorn added 11-points while Cameron Carter dropped in 10.

The Crusaders fell to 2-8 on the season and 0-4 in Conference Carolinas play. NGU's next game is scheduled for Friday night at 5:30pm against Barton College in Tigerville.