Guilford College Quakers start strong with win over Monarchs: fomer Eastern Guilford star Mark Jernigan leads Methodist with 16

Posted by Andy Durham on November 18, 2009 at 11:02 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Quakers’ Sanborn and Henson come out like a house-on-fire……..

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Clay Henson scored a game-high 22 points and Tyler Sanborn added 20 points and 16 rebounds in Guilford College’s 91-72 men’s basketball win over Methodist University Tuesday night in the Quakers’ season opener.

Guilford (1-0) is ranked third in this week’s D3hoops.com Top 25 poll.

Sanborn had 13 points and 10 rebounds by halftime as the Quakers built a 45-32 lead. Guilford’s Tobi Akinsola scored seven of his 12 points during an 11-0 burst late in the first half, which turned a 28-24 game into a 15-point Quakers’ edge. Guilford forced 11 first-half turnovers, which resulted in 18 points.

Henson got rolling in the second half with 14 of his 22 points. He made five-of-nine three-pointers, including three-of-four in the second half.

Mark Jernigan(Eastern Guilford) paced Methodist (0-2) with 16 points.

The Quakers return to action Wednesday (11/18) against cross-town rival Greensboro College at 8:00 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum.

Methodist vs Guilford
11/17/09 7:00 p.m. at Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
At Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
GUILFORD 91, METHODIST 72
METHODIST (0-2)
JERNIGAN, Mark 6-13 3-5 16; THOMAS, Eric 4-9 0-0 11; FULP, Travis 3-7 2-2 9;
SIGMAN, Tyler 2-6 3-5 7; BLACKSHEAR, Devonne 2-7 1-3 6; PATTERSON, Bruce 2-3
2-2 6; CARNES, Tanner 2-8 1-2 5; COMBS, Kyle 1-5 0-0 3; LANIER, Blake 1-2
0-0 3; KERR, Steven 1-2 0-0 2; BERNARD, Paul 1-1 0-0 2; SLADE, Marc 1-2 0-0
2; SNOWBERGER, Matthew 0-2 0-0 0; BERNARD, Claude 0-0 0-0 0; SIGMAN, Brian
0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-67 12-19 72.
GUILFORD (1-0)
HENSON, Clay 7-15 3-5 22; SANBORN, Tyler 7-9 6-14 20; AKINSOLA, Tobi 2-4 8-9
12; BONNER, Rhett 2-10 6-8 10; PITTMAN, Josh 3-5 2-4 9; LOWDER, Gabriel 3-4
1-1 7; TRACY, Travis 1-3 3-6 5; STEPHENSON, Martin 1-3 0-0 2; STAFFORD,
Justin 1-1 0-0 2; HIGH, Eric 1-3 0-0 2; COONEY, Matt 0-0 0-0 0; MONROE, Brad
0-1 0-0 0; BEST, Josh 0-0 0-0 0; ANDERSON, T.C. 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-58
29-47 91.
Methodist………………… 32 40 – 72
Guilford…………………. 45 46 – 91
3-point goals–Methodist 8-27 (THOMAS, Eric 3-5; FULP, Travis 1-3; JERNIGAN,
Mark 1-4; LANIER, Blake 1-2; COMBS, Kyle 1-3; BLACKSHEAR, Devonne 1-4; KERR,
Steven 0-1; CARNES, Tanner 0-1; PATTERSON, Bruce 0-1; SIGMAN, Tyler 0-3),
Guilford 6-14 (HENSON, Clay 5-9; PITTMAN, Josh 1-1; BONNER, Rhett 0-3;
STEPHENSON, Martin 0-1). Fouled out–Methodist-BLACKSHEAR, Devonne; CARNES,
Tanner, Guilford-None. Rebounds–Methodist 33 (COMBS, Kyle 6), Guilford 49
(SANBORN, Tyler 16). Assists–Methodist 9 (KERR, Steven 2; BLACKSHEAR,
Devonne 2; THOMAS, Eric 2), Guilford 9 (BONNER, Rhett 4). Total
fouls–Methodist 31, Guilford 18. Technical fouls–Methodist-TEAM,
Guilford-None. A-625
Nonconference game.

Dave Walters
Guilford College Athletics


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