Sensational Sanborn with another double-double sends Guilford to (17-1) for Quakers best start in school history

Posted by Andy Durham on January 27, 2010 at 10:15 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

SALEM, Va. – Tyler Sanborn scored a career-high 29 points and collected 18 rebounds to lift second-ranked Guilford College to an 86-70 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s basketball win at Roanoke College Wednesday.

Sanborn’s league-leading 15th double-double lifted the Quakers (17-1, 8-1 ODAC) to their 13th straight victory and improved the program’s best start in school history. He had 20 points and 14 points by halftime, which staked Guilford to a 36-26 lead at the break. Sanborn also added four blocks, three assists and a steal in his 25 minutes of work.

The Quakers’ senior guard tandem of Clay Henson and Rhett Bonner took over in the second half, combining for 30 points in the period. Bonner tallied 17 of his 21 points in the half and Henson netted 13 of his 21 points. Guilford shot 15-of-29 (51.7%) in the second half, including 5-for-10 from three-point range.

Parrish Walker(Dudley HS) scored 15 points and Melvin Felix added 13 points for Roanoke, which was outrebounded, 51-26.

Guilford, ranked second in this week’s D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll, visits ninth-ranked Randolph-Macon College Saturday (1/30) in a 4:00 p.m. ODAC game.

Newspaper Box Score

Guilford vs Roanoke

01/27/10 7:00 p.m. at Salem, Va. – Bast Center

At Salem, Va. – Bast Center

GUILFORD 86, ROANOKE 70

GUILFORD (17-1, 8-1 ODAC)

SANBORN, Tyler 11-15 7-9 29; BONNER, Rhett 6-15 7-8 21; HENSON, Clay 8-18 0-1 21; AKINSOLA, Tobi 3-4 0-0 6; ANDERSON, T.C. 0-2 4-4 4; PITTMAN, Josh 0-5 2-2 2; STEPHENSON, Martin 1-2 0-0 2; MONROE, Brad 0-1 1-2 1; TRACY,Travis 0-0 0-0 0; LOWDER, Gabriel 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-64 21-26 86.

ROANOKE (6-13, 3-7 ODAC)

WALKER, Parrish 6-11 3-3 15; FELIX, Melvin 5-13 2-2 13; SINGLETON, Logan 3-9 2-2 9; CRIZER, Matt 3-5 0-0 9; KESSLER, Adam 3-6 0-0 6; CHITTOCK, Kendrick
3-9 0-0 6; MCGEOUGH, Michael 2-4 1-3 5; AMPONSAH, Kwasi 1-4 0-0 3; FALL, Papa 1-4 0-2 2; POINDEXTER, Corey 1-3 0-0 2; DEMARIA, Dustin 0-2 0-0 0.

Totals 28-70 8-12 70.

Guilford…………………. 36 50 – 86

Roanoke………………….. 26 44 – 70

3-point goals–Guilford 7-21 (HENSON, Clay 5-12; BONNER, Rhett 2-5; ANDERSON, T.C. 0-1; PITTMAN, Josh 0-2; LOWDER, Gabriel 0-1), Roanoke 6-25
(CRIZER, Matt 3-5; FELIX, Melvin 1-5; AMPONSAH, Kwasi 1-3; SINGLETON, Logan 1-3; POINDEXTER, Corey 0-1; DEMARIA, Dustin 0-1; MCGEOUGH, Michael 0-1;
CHITTOCK, Kendrick 0-3; WALKER, Parrish 0-3). Fouled out–Guilford-LOWDER, Gabriel, Roanoke-SINGLETON, Logan. Rebounds–Guilford 51 (SANBORN, Tyler 18), Roanoke 26 (MCGEOUGH, Michael 8). Assists–Guilford 13 (ANDERSON, T.C.5), Roanoke 13 (WALKER, Parrish 4; MCGEOUGH, Michael 4). Total fouls–Guilford 14, Roanoke 20. Technical fouls–Guilford-None,
Roanoke-None. A-536
Old Dominion Athletic Conference game
Guilford is ranked 2nd in this week’s D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll

Dave Walters
Guilford College Athletics


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