November 18, 20161st2ndFinal
Stats at a GlancePAINENBY
FG Percentage.481 (26-54) .459 (39-85)
3P FG Percentage.250 (4-16) .385 (20-52)
FT Percentage.640 (16-25) .625 (10-16)
Offensive Rebounds620
Defensive Rebounds3028
Total Rebounds3648
Bench Points2045
PointsKaderious Compton - 18
Quaman Burton - 24
ReboundsKaderious Compton - 9
Amp Moore - 7
AssistsDeonte Moses - 1
Malcom Whittington - 1
Yusef Riley - 1
Kaderious Compton - 1
Deshawndric Nelms - 1
Gerald Evans - 8
StealsJared Tate - 2
Justin Syphoe - 2
Gerald Evans - 4
BlocksJerodd Blount - 1
Malcom Whittington - 1
Yusef Riley - 1
Newberry Runs Past Paine, 108-72

Newberry Runs Past Paine, 108-72
Friday, November 18, 2016 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRYQuaman Burton scored a season-high 24 points to lead the Newberry College men’s basketball (2-1) to a 108-72 victory over Paine (1-1) in the Newberry Invitational Friday night at Eleazer Arena.


Burton led four in double-figures with on 10-of-17 shooting from the floor. Musah Sackor poured in 16 points off the bench. James Stepp and Luke Gibson chipped in 13 apiece. Amp Moore had a team-high seven rebounds and Gerald Evans dished out a game-high eight assists.


Paine took a 2-1 lead just seconds into the game, but the Lions never lead again in the contest after Stepp nailed a three from the corner. Newberry raced out to a 19-8 lead early in the first half. Paine rallied to pull within seven with 7:27 remaining in the half. The Lions continued to battle back and trailed only by four at 37-34 at halftime. Burton led Newberry with 11 points at the break. The Wolves shot 40.5 percent (15-for-37) from the floor.


Evans and Marshall Lange put Newberry up 12 after three pointers on back-to-back possessions after five minutes of action in the second half. Kaderious Compton nailed a three to pull Paine within six. Newberry used a 21-5 run, which included five made three-point baskets, to open up a 75-53 advantage. Paine never threatened again as Newberry led by as many as 38 points on its way to a 108-72 victory over the Lions.


Newberry shot 45.9 percent (39-for-85) from the floor for its highest percentage so far in a regular season game. The Wolves hit 15-of-31 (48.4 percent) three point baskets in the second half, and Newberry finished 38.5 percent (20-for-52) from deep in the game. Newberry totaled 18 steals which led to 40 points off turnovers. The Wolves’ defense held Paine to 4-for-16 (25.0 percent) from three in the contest.


Compton led three in double-figures for Paine with 18 points and nine rebounds.


Newberry will face Southern Wesleyan (1-2) at 5:00 p.m. Saturday in the Wolves’ second game of the Newberry Invitational. SWU lost to Coker 88-84 earlier this evening in the first contest of the tournament.