North Greenville storms back to beat Mount Olive

February 03, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville1927241787
Mount Olive3615171785
Stats at a GlanceNGUUMO
FG Percentage.507 (37-73) .408 (31-76)
3P FG Percentage.400 (12-30) .469 (15-32)
FT Percentage.250 (1-4) 1.000 (8-8)
Offensive Rebounds1416
Defensive Rebounds2923
Total Rebounds4339
Turnovers1110
Steals67
Bench Points362
LeadersNGUUMO
PointsKaren Donehew - 20
Felecity Havens - 39
ReboundsKaren Donehew - 9
Jada Bacchus - 13
AssistsCameron Carter - 5
Jada Bacchus - 4
Tommarah Harris - 4
StealsTyana Saunders - 2
Tommarah Harris - 2
BlocksBailey Breazeale - 2
Felecity Havens - 1
North Greenville storms back to beat Mount Olive
Saturday, February 3, 2018
North Greenville storms back to beat Mount Olive

Mount Olive, N.C. – North Greenville took down Mount Olive on Saturday 87-85 on Saturday in a closely contested Conference Carolinas Showdown.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 87 / UMO – 85
  • Records: NGU 5 – 16 (4 – 10) / 9 – 14 (7 – 8)
  • Location: Mount Olive, North Carolina (Kornegay Arena)

How it Happened

  • The Crusaders shot 50-percent from the field and an impressive 40-percent from three-point range.
  • Mount Olive burst out of the gates in the first period to take a 36-19 lead. The advantage was extended to 20-points with a bucket to open up the second quarter.
  • North Greenville responded with a big second quarter. Bree Stoddard cut the deficit to 12 with a three-pointer at the midway point while a Bailey Breazeale scored in the final seconds to pull NGU closer.
  • The Crusaders trailed 51-46 at halftime after a last-second three-pointer for Mount Olive fell short.
  • North Greenville pulled ahead for the first time in the game a few minutes into the third period when Karen Donehew’s three-pointer made it 56-54 with 6:41 remaining in the third.
  • The final few minutes of the third and the entire fourth quarter saw several lead changes and ties before the Crusaders gained the lead for good with 35-seconds left.
  • The Trojans took a brief lead with a three-pointer to make it 85-84 but Kathleen Rodgers responded for North Greenville with a three-pointer of her own to put the traveling Crusaders up by two.
  • The Trojans had one more shot at escaping with a win but a missed three-pointer gave NGU the final possession and the opportunity to run out the clock.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Karen Donehew led North Greenville in points and rebounds with 20 and nine.
  • Bree Stoddard finished the night with 19-points and was an impressive five-of-eight from three-point range.
  • Bailey Breazeale scored 12-points for the Crusaders with seven rebounds.

Inside the Mount Olive Box Score

  • Felicity Havens led all scorers with 39-points and was seven-of-11 from three-point range.
  • Ni’Ya Styles scored 24-points while Jada Bacchus had 10-points and 13-rebounds for a double-double.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders host King University on Tuesday night at 5:30 pm.