North Greenville falls to Erskine in Conference Carolinas tilt

February 17, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville2114181467
Erskine1317172774
Stats at a GlanceNGUEC
FG Percentage.407 (24-59) .357 (25-70)
3P FG Percentage.429 (12-28) .417 (10-24)
FT Percentage.700 (7-10) .636 (14-22)
Offensive Rebounds919
Defensive Rebounds3028
Total Rebounds3947
Turnovers148
Steals28
Bench Points2733
LeadersNGUEC
PointsKaren Donehew - 17
Davis - 26
ReboundsKaren Donehew - 9
Brown - 11
AssistsKaren Donehew - 7
Davis - 3
Bell - 3
StealsBree Stoddard - 1
Elizabeth Trentham - 1
Sowell - 2
Scott - 2
BlocksKaren Donehew - 3
Scott - 2
North Greenville falls to Erskine in Conference Carolinas tilt
Saturday, February 17, 2018
North Greenville falls to Erskine in Conference Carolinas tilt

Due West, S.C. – North Greenville women’s basketball fell to Erskine College on Saturday afternoon by a score of 74 – 67.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 67 / EC – 74
  • Records: North Greenville 6 – 19 (5 – 13) / Erskine College 5 – 19 (4 – 14)
  • Location: Due West, South Carolina (Erskine College)

How it Happened

  • The Crusaders led by as many as nine points in the first quarter and throughout the second but the Fleet pulled to within five as North Greenville led 35 – 30 at intermission.
  • North Greenville came out strong in the second half and extended the lead to 13-points on a Karen Donehew three ball.
  • The Fleet continued to chip away at North Greenville’s lead though, eventually whittling it down to just six at the end of the third.
  • Erskine pulled to within one point with just over six minutes left but Cameron Carter knocked down one of her two three pointers to make it 58 – 54 with 6:41 left.
  • The Fleet made their move two minutes later, scoring 12 unanswered to take a 67 – 60 edge.
  • Another Carter three pointer made it 67 – 63 in favor of Erskine with 2:01 left. Kathleen Rodgers made it 70 – 65 a few seconds later with a lay-up but the Crusaders came up short on their next two possessions, failing to capitalize on a pair of empty possessions for the Fleet.
  • Rodgers added one more score for North Greenville with 25-seconds left to cut the lead back to five points but Erskine sealed the win with a pair of free throws.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Karen Donehew continues to be NGU’s scoring leader, knocking down 17-points with game highs in assists with seven and rebounds with nine.
  • Bree Stoddard stepped up her game scoring 16-points and was four-of-nine from three-point range.
  • Kathleen Rodgers finished with 10-points to round out NGU’s double-digit scorers.
  • The Crusaders shot 40.7-percent from the field and 42.9-percent from deep.

Inside the Erskine Box Score

  • Megan Davis led all scorers with 26-points on four-of-eleven shooting while Dareisha Sowell scored 24-points.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders inch closer to the end with a trip to Franklin Springs Georgia on February 20th for a 5:30 pm tipoff with the Emmanuel Lions.