North Greenville falls to Converse

January 27, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville2410241371
Converse2823112890
Stats at a GlanceNGUCONV
FG Percentage.446 (25-56) .483 (29-60)
3P FG Percentage.227 (5-22) .333 (7-21)
FT Percentage1.000 (16-16) .735 (25-34)
Offensive Rebounds712
Defensive Rebounds2224
Total Rebounds2936
Turnovers2315
Steals710
Bench Points1721
LeadersNGUCONV
PointsKaren Donehew - 17
Abigail Lewis - 27
ReboundsBree Stoddard - 10
Abigail Lewis - 9
AssistsBree Stoddard - 3
Dominique Hill - 9
StealsTyana Saunders - 2
Savannah Hughes - 2
Dominique Hill - 6
BlocksKaren Donehew - 1
Natalie Averett - 1
Briana Hill - 1
North Greenville falls to Converse
Saturday, January 27, 2018
North Greenville falls to Converse

Spartanburg, S.C. – North Greenville fell to 3-9 in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday after a 90-71 loss to Converse College.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 71 / Converse – 90
  • Record: NGU – 4 – 15 (3 – 9) / Converse 8 – 12 (4 – 8)
  • Location: Hannah Gym (Converse College)

How it Happened

  • The Crusaders gained the edge out of the gate and led until the midway point of the period. Converse ended the quarter with the 28-24 lead.
  • The Crusaders shot better on Saturday night, hitting 44.8-percent of their shots in the first half but the Valkyries were on fire, knocking down an impressive 58-percent of their takes.
  • Converse carried a 31-34 edge into intermission.
  • Converse’s offense cooled off greatly in the second half and NGU took advantage, going on an 11-3 run to cut the edge to just four points on a Cameron Carter jumper as the third-period buzzer sounded.
  • The Valkyries answered with a run of their own to open up the fourth to extend the advantage to 69-58 with 7:50 left.
  • In the end, the Crusaders were their own worst enemies, committing 23-turnovers which led to 31, Converse points.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Karen Donehew once again proved why she is one of the top scorers in the league, scoring 17-points while collecting five rebounds.
  • Cameron Carter was inserted into the starting line-up on Saturday and came through with 16-points.
  • Bree Stoddard scored her second double-double of the season with 13-points and a team-high 10-rebounds.

Inside the Converse Box Score

  • Abigail Lewis finished the night with 27-points to lead all scorers. She also had nine rebounds to lead the Valkyries.
  • Brianna James finished with 16-points and eight rebounds.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders return home after three games on the road to host Emmanuel College at 5:30 on the last day of January.