Greensboro Mens Basketball Wins USAS Tourney Game

Posted by Don Moore on February 26, 2008 at 10:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Winchester, Va. — Michael McDuffie scored a career high 21 points and made a crucial three-point play in the last minute as Greensboro College defeated Shenandoah in a USA South quarterfinal game. The Pride is seeded sixth in the tournament and the Hornets third.

SU rallied from a 17 point deficit to cut the GC lead to 60-59 with 45 seconds remaining. McDuffie then got fouled on a jump shot that went in. He converted the free throw with 26 seconds left for the game’s final points. The Hornets later had 2 three-point attempts that were off the mark.

McDuffie was 7-9 from the field and 7-8 from the free throw line. Adam Nicholson had 19 points for The Pride. Josh Brown grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

SU edged GC in the battle of the boards 36-35. The Pride shot 47-percent (23-53) to 33-percent (17-52) for the Hornets.

Jeremiah Lawrence had 19 points and 11 boards to lead Shenandoah.

Box: http://www.gborocollege.edu/athletics/sports/Mbasketball/mb2007-08/022608.htm

GC record 12-14; Streak W1; Up next USAS semifinal vs. Ferrum/NCWC (2/27) winner, 2/29 6 p.m.


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