Bonner and Sanborn lead Quakers to 99-55 road win at Emory and Henry

Posted by Andy Durham on January 13, 2010 at 10:36 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

EMORY, Va. – Rhett Bonner (Yadkinville, N.C./North Forsyth (Presbyterian)) scored a game-high 20 points and had five assists to lead Guilford College past Emory & Henry College, 99-55, Wednesday night in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s basketball game.

Bonner made his first six three-pointers, all in the first half, as the Quakers raced to a 61-22 halftime lead in their ninth straight win. Guilford shot 72.7 percent (24-33) from the floor in the first half, including nine-of-13 (69.2%) from three-point land.

Guilford’s Tyler Sanborn (Mount Airy, N.C./Elkin) added 17 points and 11 rebounds for his ninth straight double-double. He became Guilford’s 29th member of the 1,000-career points club with a first-half basket. Sanborn has 1,009 points, which stands 28th in school history.

The Quakers enjoyed a 60-31 rebounding advantage. The team’s 60 boards marked Guilford’s most in a game since 65 caroms against Emory & Henry in 2008.

Terrance Grigg paced Emory & Henry (2-13, 0-6 ODAC) with 12 points. The Wasps shot just 30.1 percent from the floor, including six-for-38 (15.8%) from three-point range.

Guilford, ranked sixth in this week’s D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll, hosts eighth-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Marlins(14-1, 5-1 ODAC) dealt the Quakers their lone loss of the year, 71-68, in Virginia Beach, Va., Dec. 5.

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*Emory & Henry Basketball – Newspaper Box Score*

Emory & Henry Wasps vs Guilford Quakers

1/13/2010 at Emory, VA {King Center}

Emory & Henry 57, Guilford 99

Emory & Henry

Terrance Grigg 6-15 0-0 12; Michael Owens 3-7 0-1 8; Bobby Stafford 3-5 1-1
7; Josh Cunningham 2-10 0-0 6; JD Dyson 1-6 3-4 5; Brett Pearman 2-4 0-0 4;
Joey Earle 1-1 2-2 4; Malcolm Green 1-3 0-0 3; Jacob Teague 1-3 1-2 3; Noah
Hayden 1-4 0-0 3; Jordan Short 1-4 0-0 2; Josh Rigney 0-11 0-0 0; Josh
Caldwell 0-0 0-0 0; Totals 22-73 7-10 57.

Guilford

Rhett Bonner 7-10 0-0 20; Tyler Sanborn 8-10 1-3 17; Clay Henson 6-11 2-2
16; Tobi Akinsola 4-5 2-2 10; Martin Stephenson 4-5 0-0 8; Gabriel Lowder
3-6 0-0 6; T.C. Anderson 2-2 1-2 6; Justin Stafford 1-5 3-4 5; Travis Tracy
1-4 1-2 3; Eric High 1-1 0-0 2; Josh Pittman 0-5 2-2 2; Brad Monroe 1-2 0-0
2; Matt Cooney 1-2 0-2 2; Josh Best 0-1 0-0 0; Totals 39-69 12-19 99.

Emory & Henry 22 35 – 57

Guilford 61 38 – 99

3-point goals-Emory & Henry 6-38 (Michael Owens 2-5; Josh Cunningham 2-10;
Malcolm Green 1-3; Noah Hayden 1-4; JD Dyson 0-2; Brett Pearman 0-1; Josh
Rigney 0-10; Bobby Stafford 0-1; Jordan Short 0-2) , Guilford 9-17 (Rhett
Bonner 6-7; Clay Henson 2-5; T.C. Anderson 1-1; Gabriel Lowder 0-1; Josh
Pittman 0-2; Travis Tracy 0-1) . Fouled out–Emory & Henry-None,
Guilford-None. Rebounds-Emory & Henry 30 (Bobby Stafford 6) , Guilford 58
(Tyler Sanborn 11) . Assists-Emory & Henry 10 (Brett Pearman 2; Bobby
Stafford 2; Jordan Short 2) , Guilford 25 (Rhett Bonner 5) . Total
Fouls-Emory & Henry 18, Guilford .

Dave Walters
Guilford College Athletics


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