Crusaders topped by Francis Marion

November 11, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville U.1511211865
Francis Marion University2520171880
Stats at a GlanceNGUFMU_W
FG Percentage.393 (24-61) .417 (30-72)
3P FG Percentage.313 (5-16) .357 (5-14)
FT Percentage.667 (12-18) .625 (15-24)
Offensive Rebounds1219
Defensive Rebounds2525
Total Rebounds3744
Turnovers2618
Steals717
Bench Points295
LeadersNGUFMU_W
PointsKaren Donehew - 16
Kathleen Rogers - 16
Shaunice Fulmore - 29
ReboundsAyano Shelton - 7
Savannah Hughes - 7
Briana Burgins - 12
AssistsKaren Donehew - 5
Keanua Williams - 5
StealsKyli Schmitt - 2
Briana Mann - 2
Shaunice Fulmore - 6
BlocksElizabeth Trentham - 2
Kristin Tines - 2
Crusaders topped by Francis Marion
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Crusaders topped by Francis Marion

Florence, S.C. – Kathleen Rodgers scored a career-high 16-points on Saturday but NGU struggled to get the offense going for the second night in a row as the Francis Marion Patriots earned an 80-65 win over NGU.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 65 / FMU – 80
  • Location: Francis Marion University (Florence, South Carolina)
  • Records: North Greenville 0 – 2 / Francis Marion 2 – 0

How it Happened

  • The Patriots took a 25-15 lead after the first period. NGU led early in the quarter when Kathleen Rodgers scored her first collegiate three-pointer to make it 9-6.
  • The Crusaders kept it close FMU pulled away late in the second quarter, taking a 45-26 lead at intermission.
  • North Greenville battled back to cut the deficit to just eight points. Back to back threes from Kylie Schmidt and Rodgers would make the score 52-44 with 3:46 left in the third quarter.
  • The Patriots answered NGU’s run with one of their own, outscoring NGU 10-3 down the stretch to extend the lead to 62-47.
  • North Greenville’s offensive struggles proved too much to overcome. The Crusaders shot 39.3-percent as a team while the Patriots shot slightly better at a 41-percent clip.

The Good Guys

  • Karen Donehew matched Rodgers’ in scoring with16-points of her own with five assists and five rebounds.
  • Baily Breazeale finished with eight points while Savannah Hughes led the team with six rebounds.

The Other Team

  • Shaunice Fulmore led all scorers with 29-points on the night and seven rebounds.
  • Briana Burgins finished the night with 13-points and 12-rebounds for the game’s only double-double while Khai Chandler tacked on 24-points.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will travel to Tusculum on November 17th for a 6 pm tipoff.