Greensboro Mens Basketball falls to Shenandoah

Posted by Don Moore on February 23, 2008 at 8:55 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro, NC — The Greensboro College men’s basketball team couldn’t regroup from a lopsided loss to Christopher Newport on Friday night as they fell today to Shenandoah 72-66.

The loss dropped The Pride to 5-7 in conference play and 11-14 overall. The sixth-seeded Pride will play its first round conference tournament game on the road next Tuesday at Shenandoah.Shenandoah improved to 16-9, 6-6 in conference and likely will host a first-round tournament game.

Senior guard Adam Nicholson led The Pride with 25 points on 9-13 shooting. R.J. Smith added 18 points. He shot 7-11 from the field and hit four 3-pointers. The Pride shot well from the field (48.0%) but couldn’t overcome the one-two punch of Onyie Onunaku and Jeremiah Lawrence, who scored 18 and 16 points respectively.

The win with the 100th victory for eight year SU Head Coach Rob Harris.

Box: http://www.gborocollege.edu/athletics/sports/Mbasketball/mb2007-08/gcm0223.htm

See full USAS MBB bracket at: http://www.usasouth.net/news/08mbasketballseed.htm

GC record 11-14, 5-7; Streak L2; Up next TBA

Seniors Nicholson and Bruce Zamuel were honored before the game on senior night.


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