Crusaders can't hold on as King pulls away late

November 28, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville182041456
King University132092567
Stats at a GlanceNGUKING
FG Percentage.322 (19-59) .391 (25-64)
3P FG Percentage.211 (4-19) .208 (5-24)
FT Percentage.824 (14-17) .800 (12-15)
Offensive Rebounds1015
Defensive Rebounds2532
Total Rebounds3547
Turnovers1519
Steals95
Bench Points2525
LeadersNGUKING
PointsBree Stoddard - 13
Kristen Cupples - 20
ReboundsKaren Donehew - 8
Che' Davis - 7
Kori West - 7
AssistsKaren Donehew - 3
Ali Golden - 6
StealsTyana Saunders - 5
Arnelle Collins - 2
BlocksBailey Breazeale - 2
Arielle Holloway - 1
Taylor Freeman - 1
Kori West - 1
Crusaders can't hold on as King pulls away late
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Crusaders can't hold on as King pulls away late

Bristol, TN—North Greenville fell to 0-2 in Conference Carolinas play after a 67-56 loss to King University on Tuesday night.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 56 / King – 67
  • Location: King University (Bristol, Tennessee)
  • Records: North Greenville 0-6 (0-2) / King University 3-3 (1-0)

How it Happened

  • Both teams struggled on the offensive end of the court as North Greenville was just 19-59 (32.2-Percent) while the Tornado knocked down 25 of their 64 shots (39.1-percent).
  • North Greenville held an 18-13 edge after one quarter. The lead stood for North Greenville until the 7:19-mark of the second period when Arielle Holloway laid it up to give King its first lead of the day at 20-18.
  • The Crusaders weren’t behind long. Ayano Shelton answered with a three to regain a 21-20 advantage while Savannah Hughes added a lay-up to cap a 9-0 North Greenville run.
  • NGU remained out front the midway point of the third quarter when the Tornado knocked down a pair of free-throws to take a 41-40 lead.
  • The next points wouldn’t be scored until four minutes later when the Tornado added another free-throw to take a two-point edge. Bailey Breazeale would even it at 42-42 with a bucket as the game reached the fourth quarter.
  • The Tornado opened up a four-point lead on North Greenville to open up the fourth. The Crusaders cut it to two points but a 6-0 run from King made it 52-44 with 6:25 left.
  • Bree Stoddard would cut the King lead to just five but NGU ran out of answers down the stretch as King Pulled away scoring 15 of the final 24-points.

The Good Guys

  • Bree Stoddard led the way with 13-points on 4-6 shooting. She was 1-3 from three-point range.
  • Bailey Breazeale finished the night with 10-points to go along with six rebounds and a pair of blocks.
  • The King Tornado
    Kristen Couples led all scorers on the night with 20-points. She also collected six rebounds and two assists.
  • Ali Golden was the other double-figure scorer for King with 10-points.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will travel to Belmont Abbey on Saturday afternoon to take on Belmont Abbey at 2 pm.