Crusaders topple Belmont Abbey on Senior Night in Hayes Gymnasium

February 14, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Belmont Abbey3013111872
North Greenville1322282487
Stats at a GlanceBACNGU
FG Percentage.455 (25-55) .465 (33-71)
3P FG Percentage.381 (8-21) .556 (15-27)
FT Percentage.636 (14-22) .857 (6-7)
Offensive Rebounds916
Defensive Rebounds2223
Total Rebounds3139
Bench Points249
PointsHannah Roney - 17
Bree Stoddard - 21
ReboundsEmry Tsitouris - 9
TEAM - 8
AssistsBriana Grier - 2
Irelynn Davisson - 2
Tyana Saunders - 6
StealsKeyanna Spivey - 3
Tyana Saunders - 2
Savannah Hughes - 2
Karen Donehew - 2
BlocksAllie Downing - 2
Tyana Saunders - 1
Kyli Schmitt - 1
Bree Stoddard - 1
Karen Donehew - 1
Crusaders topple Belmont Abbey on Senior Night in Hayes Gymnasium
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Crusaders topple Belmont Abbey on Senior Night in Hayes Gymnasium

Tigerville, S.C. – North Greenville women’s basketball came up big for its seniors on senior night, downing Belmont Abbey College 87-72.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 87 / BAC – 72
  • Records: North Greenville 6 – 18 (5 – 12) / Belmont Abbey 17 – 8 (14 – 4)
  • Location: Tigerville, South Carolina (Hayes Gymnasium)

How It Happened

  • Belmont Abbey led by as many as 17-points in the first half when Allie Downing made it 30 – 13 when she knocked down the front end of a pair of free throws.
  • North Greenville answered in the second half cutting the deficit to nine points on a Karen Donehew lay-up.
  • The Crusaders later cut the BAC lead to four but trailed by eight points at the half as Abbey closed the half on a quick 4 – 0 run.
  • North Greenville’s momentum carried over into the second half, outscoring Belmont Abbey 17-5 in the first six minutes of the third quarter.
  • A three-pointer from Cameron Carter gave NGU a 50 – 48 lead the first of the game for NGU.
  • North Greenville began to put the game out of reach at the end of the third quarter and into the fourth.
  • The Crusaders closed the third period with a pair of lay-ups from Tyana Saunders to take a nine-point edge into the final period of play.
  • North Greenville would lead by as many as 19-points in the fourth quarter, a lead which came twice, when Saunders knocked down another lay-in to make it 85 – 66 and again when Bailey Breazeale scored on a mid-range jumper to make it 87-68.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • North Greenville scored just 13-points in the first quarter but outscored the BAC Crusaders 74 – 42 in the final three periods.
  • Savanannah Hughes led the way with 21-points for North Greenville to go along with five rebounds and a pair of assists.
  • Karen Donehew finished with 20-points and five rebounds with a game high six dimes while Cameron Carter had 11-points on her final game in Hayes Gymnasium.
  • Bailey Breazeale also scored in double-digits with 10-points and five rebounds.
  • The Crusaders shot 46.5-percent as a team with seven players scoring at least three points.
  • North Greenville took full advantage of second opportunities scoring 26-points on put backs while collecting 16 offensive rebounds.

Inside the Belmont Abbey Box Score

  • Hannah Roney led the Crusaders from up north with 17-points on the night.
  • Allie Downing scored 14-points while three other players had 13.

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville will travel to Due West, South Carolina on Saturday to take on Erskine College at 2 pm.