North Greenville falls to Tusculum in non-conference tilt

November 17, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville76232359
Tusculum2226181783
Stats at a GlanceNGUTC
FG Percentage.397 (23-58) .422 (27-64)
3P FG Percentage.214 (3-14) .360 (9-25)
FT Percentage.625 (10-16) .714 (20-28)
Offensive Rebounds913
Defensive Rebounds2928
Total Rebounds3841
Turnovers2517
Steals518
Bench Points5939
LeadersNGUTC
PointsKaren Donehew - 25
Yolizma Cupidan - 18
ReboundsKaren Donehew - 11
Martoria Patton - 11
AssistsAyano Shelton - 2
Kathleen Rogers - 2
Savannah Hughes - 2
Khara Herring - 2
Yolizma Cupidan - 6
StealsTyana Saunders - 4
Maddie Sutton - 5
BlocksElizabeth Trentham - 2
Sydney Wilson - 3
North Greenville falls to Tusculum in non-conference tilt
Friday, November 17, 2017
North Greenville falls to Tusculum in non-conference tilt

Greeneville, S.C. – North Greenville was left searching for its first win of the season on Friday night after an 83-59 loss to Tusculum College.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 59 / Tusculum – 83
  • Location: Tusculum College (Greeneville, Tennessee)
  • Records North Greenville 0-3 / Tusculum 4-0

How it Happened

  • Tusculum jumped out to a 22-7 lead after one quarter of play.
  • North Greenville’s deficit eventually ballooned to 35-points, as the Pioneers knocked down a three pointer with eight seconds left in the second quarter to take a 48-13 lead.
  • The Crusaders looked to make a run in the second half but a tough night shooting and turnovers plagued NGU.
  • North Greenville shot just 39.7% and hit just three of 14 attempts from three-point range while the Pioneers shot 42-percent and 36-percent from three-point range.
  • NGU had the upper hand in the paint outscoring the Pioneers 36-30 but scored 24-points off of 25, North Greenville turnovers.
  • Tusculum also capitalized on fast break attempts with 20 on the night to go along with 39 bench points. North Greenville’s bench players scored just 10-points.

The Good Guys

  • Karen Donehew continued her strong start, leading all scorers on Friday night with 25-points and a game high 11-rebounds.
  • Tyana Sanders was the only other NGU player in double-figures with 12-points as well as four steals on defense.

The Other Team

  • Yolizma Cupidan led the Pioneers with 18-points while Kasey Johnson added 12-points.
  • Callie Patterson and Sydney Wilson led all bench players with 16 and 15-points respectively.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will open Conference Carolinas play on Tuesday night when Erskine College comes to Tigerville.