|November 17, 2014||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||NBY||ALLEN|
|FG Percentage||.395 (32-81)||.319 (22-69)|
|3P FG Percentage||.298 (14-47)||.143 (3-21)|
|FT Percentage||.474 (9-19)||.577 (15-26)|
Dondray Walker - 15
CRAWFORD - 6
Demarkus Smith - 2
Gerald Evans - 2
Mitch Riggs - 2
Mason Spease - 2
MCGUIRE - 3
GLENN - 1
CRAWFORD - 1
BIEN-AIME - 1
COLUMBIA – The Newberry Wolves eased to an 87-62 on Monday evening against the Allen University Yellow Jackets inside the John Hurst Adams Gymnatorium.
Newberry was led by Brandon Taylor who recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Dondray Walker who also posted 15 points for the Wolves.
In the first half Newberry fell behind early as Allen used a 7-0 run to jump out to the early 9-2 lead. The Wolves battled back to tie the game at 11 behind a Gerald Evans 3-point bucket halfway through the first half.
Newberry and Allen fought back and forth until the 5:04 mark when Newberry gained a two point advantage at 22-20 by way of a Mitch Riggs 3-point shot. The Wolves never trailed again the rest of the game.
Led by Walker’s five points and Mason Spease’s three points and one steal, the Scarlet and Gray used a 15-5 run to close out the second half including forcing four Yellow Jacket turnovers.
Newberry maintained its lead throughout the beginning minutes of the second half until the 10:26 mark when Brandon Taylor made a quick layup followed by a DeMarkus Smith 3-point bucket and a Hamish Burns 3-point basket to spark the Wolves’ 20-6 run to extend the advantaged to 21 at 74-49.
From that point on Newberry set their offense to cruise control as they went on to earn the 25 point victory.
The Wolves had every player record at least 10 minutes on evening including Spease who made his Newberry debut recording 13 minutes and six points and four rebounds. Georgia Southern transfer Kameron Dunnican recorded his first points in a Newberry uniform tallying five points on the evening. Vincent Hicklin also made his Newberry debut tonight recording seven points and snagging eight boards.
Newberry has a quick turnaround as they return to action on Wednesday evening at 8:00 p.m. as they travel back to Hartsville for a conference matchup against the Coker Cobras inside the DeLoach Center.