Late flurry falls short as NGU falls to King

February 06, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
KING1920302291
North Greenville2419192385
Stats at a GlanceKINGNGU
FG Percentage.500 (34-68) .455 (30-66)
3P FG Percentage.467 (14-30) .343 (12-35)
FT Percentage.450 (9-20) .867 (13-15)
Offensive Rebounds1810
Defensive Rebounds2825
Total Rebounds4635
Turnovers2016
Steals915
Bench Points1838
LeadersKINGNGU
PointsKori West - 27
Karen Donehew - 18
ReboundsKori West - 19
Bree Stoddard - 7
AssistsAli Golden - 7
Karen Donehew - 6
StealsTaylor Freeman - 3
Kristen Cupples - 3
Kyli Schmitt - 6
BlocksElizabeth Trentham - 3
Late flurry falls short as NGU falls to King
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Late flurry falls short as NGU falls to King

Tigerville, S.C. -- A late comeback attempt by North Greenville fell short on Tuesday night as King escaped with a 91-85 victory over the Crusaders.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU - 85 / King - 91
  • Records: NGU 5 - 17 (4 - 11) / King 12 - 10 (9 - 6) 
  • Location: North Greenville University (Hayes Gymnasium)

How it Happened

  • The Crusaders led 43-39 at intermission but King opened up the second half on a 10-2 run to take a 49-45 lead.
  • The Tornado would lead by as many as 15-points in the second half, that advantage coming at the 4:49 mark of the fourth quarter.
  • North Greenville turned up the defense in the final five minutes of the game, causing five King turnovers.
  • A Bailey BreaBreazeale jumper would spark a North Greenville Rally which ended two minutes later when Kathleen Rodgers knocked down a three-pointer to cut King's lead to just five points (86-81).
  • Savannah Hughes would cut the lead down even further with 1:12 left in the game, picking up a loose ball and taking it to the basket to make it 89-85.
  • North Greenville had a chance to cut it to two with one minute left but an errant pass landed in the hands of a King defender which lead to a basket.
  • The Crusaders had one more possession but came up short as the Tornado grabbed a rebound off of a Rodgers three-pointer and ran the clock out.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Karen Donehew led the team with 18-points and a season-high six assists.
  • Cameron Carter finished the night with 15-points while Bree Stoddard scored 14 and had a team-high seven rebounds.
  • Kathleen Rodgers had 11-points and was three-of-eight from three-point range.

Inside the King Box Score

  • Kori West finished with 27-points and a game-high 19-rebounds for a double-double.
  • Ali Golden had 20-points while Kristen Couples finished with 11-points.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will travel to Lees-McRae, North Carolina to take on the Bobcats at 2:00 pm.