January 09, 20161st2ndFinal
Stats at a GlanceNBYTCM
FG Percentage.500 (34-68) .557 (39-70)
3P FG Percentage.406 (13-32) .407 (11-27)
FT Percentage.850 (17-20) .824 (14-17)
Offensive Rebounds1212
Defensive Rebounds2024
Total Rebounds3236
Bench Points6830
PointsRonell Crockett - 18
Davis - 31
ReboundsD.J. Copeland - 6
Shown - 9
AssistsMason Spease - 4
Patterson - 7
StealsBrandon Taylor - 3
Patterson - 5
BlocksXavier Holmes - 2
Wolves fall to Tusculum

Wolves fall to Tusculum
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | by Cam Eggeman, Athletic Communications Assistant

Greeneville, Tenn. – Newberry Wolves fall to the Pioneers of Tusculum on Saturday afternoon by a score of 103-98 in Greeneville, Tenn.

Newberry falls to 9-5 on the year while moving to 4-5 in the South Atlantic Conference. Tusculum moves to 7-5 overall and 3-4 in the SAC.


  • Newberry shot 50.5% from the field and 40% from the three point marker while shooting 85% at the charity line.
  • Ronell Crockett led the way for the Wolves with 18 points going 5-6 from the field and 8-8 at the line.
  • Brandon Taylor scored 12 points for Newberry going 5-11 from the field and 2-6 from behind the arc.
  • Xavier Hill finished the night off going 4-4 from the field with two threes and 3-5 at the line which gave him 13 points.



Tusculum started off hot in the early going, scoring the first 11 points of the game. Newberry didn’t score till the 16:26 mark when Xavier Holmes put two points on the board with a layup.

The Wolves then went on a run of their own with scoring 10 points in a row to bring the score to 11-10. Newberry’s defense held the Pioneers from scoring for the next three minutes after jumping out to the early 11-0 lead.

The Wolves could not gain the lead as the Pioneers went up 21-20 with nine minutes left in the first half.

Tusculum went on another run to go up 35-23 with 5:18 minutes left in the first half. Newberry tried to come back but fell short at the end of the first half with a score of 50-34.


The second half started with all Wolves as they pulled with 10 at the 15:27 minute mark. The Pioneers pulled back out to a 64-47 lead when Zach Davis made a layup.

With about 10 minutes to go in the game the Wolves pulled back within six when James Ashby made a layup. The Pioneers pulled away again with a made free throw from Zach Davis.

Under five minutes to go, Mason Spease hit a three to pull within nine again for the Wolves.

Newberry couldn’t find a way to get on top as Tusculum pulled away with a 103-98 victory.


  • Newberry will be on the road again on Wednesday as they travel to Hartsville to face off against Coker at 8 p.m.