Indians fall at Anderson
Friday, December 12, 2003 | by courtesy of Anderson College Sports Information Department

ANDERSON, S.C. – Joel C. Zimmerman scored 28 points to lead Anderson College to an 83-71 victory over Newberry in a non-conference game Friday night at the Abney Center.

    
The victory improves the Trojans to 5-2, their best start ever as a four-year program. The loss drops Newberry to 2-5.

    
Zimmerman, a senior from Knoxville, Tenn., was 10-for-14 from the field and 5-for-8 from behind the arc. Following Zimmerman for the Trojans were Chris Poore with 16 points, Travis Tate and Osvaldo Haynes with 11 points apiece and Kennedy Bass with 10.

    
Newberry was led by Brandon Moses with 18 points and Brian Reese with 13 points.

    
The Indians led by as many as eight points in the first half, but AC put together a 19-7 run in the final six minutes of the first half to take a 41-37 lead at the half.

    
A basket by Haynes gave AC a 58-45 lead with 13:07 left. From that point, the Indians started cutting into the Trojan lead. A basket and four free throws by Carter in a 90-second span sliced the AC lead to 65-61 with 6:44 left.

    
But Zimmerman nailed a 3-point basket at 5:43 to stop the Newberry run. The Indians go no closer than five points the rest of the way. Zimmerman’s final trey of the game at 2:31 gave the Trojans a 75-65 lead.

    
Anderson shot 53 percent from the field while limiting Newberry to 35 percent. The Trojans made 10-for-18 from behind the arc. The Trojans shot 59 percent (16-27) in the first half.

    
Newberry won the boards, 41-35, but Bass was the game’s leading rebounder with eight. The Indians had 23 offensive rebounds.

    
Anderson averaged 1.04 points per possession.

    
The Trojans will now break for the holidays. Their next game is Jan. 5 at Newberry.

 

#GO INDIANS#
(Release courtesy of Anderson College Sports Information Department)

 

Newspaper Box Score
Newberry College vs Anderson College
12/12/03 7 p.m. at Abney Center (Anderson, S.C.)
ANDERSON COLLEGE 83, NEWBERRY COLLEGE 73
NEWBERRY COLLEGE (2-5)
Moses, Brandon 6-18 2-2 18; Reese, Brian 4-11 1-2 13; Carter, Rashaad 3-14 4-4 10; Hampton, David 3-4 3-4 9; Burke, Tommy 3-7 0-0 7; Hooker, Ben 3-4 0-0 6; Zimmerman, Tymere 1-1 2-4 4; Hubbard, Robert 0-1 4-4 4; Howell, Adam 1-2 0-1 2; Frasier, Elijah 0-5 0-0 0; Cheeks, Marcus 0-1 0-0 0.

Totals 24-68 16-21 73.
ANDERSON COLLEGE (5-2)
Joel Zimmerman 10-14 3-4 28; Chris Poore 7-12 1-2 16; Osvaldo Haynes 5-8 1-2 11; Travis Tate 3-7 4-5 11; Kennedy Bass 2-11 4-4 10; Jerome Johnson 1-1 2-2 4; Selynto Anderson 1-1 0-0 3; Alfred Boykin 0-1 0-0 0.

Totals 29-55 15-19 83.
Newberry College.............. 37 34 - 71
Anderson College.............. 41 42 - 83
3-point goals-Newberry College 9-27 (Reese, Brian 4-11; Moses, Brandon 4-10; Burke, Tommy 1-2; Frasier, Elijah 0-1; Carter, Rashaad 0-3), Anderson College 10-18 (Joel Zimmerman 5-8; Kennedy Bass 2-4; Travis Tate 1-2; Chris Poore 1-3; Selynto Anderson 1-1). Fouled out--Newberry College-None, Anderson College-None. Rebounds-Newberry College 41 (Moses, Brandon 6; Reese, Brian 6; Howell, Adam 6), Anderson College 35 (Kennedy Bass 8). Assists-Newberry College 14 (Frasier, Elijah 6), Anderson College 14 (Travis Tate 6). Total fouls-Newberry College 14, Anderson College 14.

A-150