College Men’s Basketball Final – Guilford 73, Maryville (Tenn.) 63

Posted by Press Release on December 28, 2012 at 8:01 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Josh Pittman’s game-high 18 points led visiting Guilford College past Maryville College Friday, 73-63, in nonconference basketball play. Rookie Zeb Richardson added 10 points and a game- and career-high 14 rebounds for the Quakers (8-2), who have won six of their last seven games.
Guilford overcame an early first-half deficit with a 14-0 run midway through the period. Quakers’ senior Travis Tracy scored five points during the burst, which helped the guests to a 33-26 halftime lead.

The Scots (4-5) hung around in the second half and trimmed the deficit to 57-55 with 5:38 to play on two Jose Agosto free throws, but Guilford reeled off the next eight points. Maryville drew no closer than six points the rest of the way.

Guilford had four students in double-figure scoring, led by Pittman’s 18. The senior also added a game-high seven assists and committed only one turnover in 36 minutes. Matt McCarthy finished with 13 points and three assists. Travis Tracy made all three shots from the floor and added 11 points, two assists and two steals.

Maryville’s Chrstian Ford scored 12 points and dished out six assists to lead the Scots. Oscar Butler finished with 10 points for Maryville, which managed only 30.4 percent shooting from the floor. Joey Bodewig added six points and a team-best nine rebounds.

The Quakers are back in action Saturday (12/29) against Birmingham Southern College in a contest hosted by Maryville.

Guilford vs Maryville College Scots
12/28/12 3:00 p.m. at Maryville, Tenn.
At Maryville, Tenn.


GUILFORD – 73
MARYVILLE COLLEGE SCOTS – 63

GUILFORD (8-2): PITTMAN, Josh 5-15 6-7 18; McCARTHY, Matt 5-14 2-2 13; TRACY, Travis 3-3 3-4 11; RICHARDSON, Zeb 5-8 0-1 10; FREEMAN, Will 3-6 2-2 8; HOPKINS, Jake 4-6 0-0 8; STEVENSON, Ben 1-3 2-2 5; HINTON, Jarred 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-57 15-18 73.

MARYVILLE COLLEGE SCOTS (4-5): Christian Ford 4-7 0-0 12; Oscar Butler 3-11 2-2 10; Jose Agosto 3-8 2-2 9; Spencer Shoffner 3-8 0-0 8; Richard Kelly 3-7 0-0 7; Joey Bodewig 2-4 2-4 6; Jaumonee Byrd 1-6 3-4 5; Wes Lambert 1-5 1-2 4; Spencer Peake 1-5 0-0 2; Craig Raye 0-1 0-0 0; Jethro Griffin 0-4 0-0 0; Tanner Torres 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-69 10-14 63.

   Guilford......................   33   40  -   73
   Maryville College Scots.......   26   37  -   63

3-point goals–Guilford 6-20 (TRACY, Travis 2-2; PITTMAN, Josh 2-8; STEVENSON, Ben 1-3; McCARTHY, Matt 1-7), Maryville College Scots 11-38 (Christian Ford 4-7; Spencer Shoffner 2-6; Oscar Butler 2-8; Wes Lambert 1-3; Richard Kelly 1-2; Jose Agosto 1-4; Jethro Griffin 0-1; Tanner Torres 0-3; Spencer Peake 0-4).
Fouled out–Guilford-None, Maryville College Scots-None.
Rebounds–Guilford 43 (RICHARDSON, Zeb 14), Maryville College Scots 41 (Joey Bodewig 9).
Assists–Guilford 14 (PITTMAN, Josh 7), Maryville College Scots 18 (Christian Ford 6).
Total fouls–Guilford 17, Maryville College Scots 14.
Technical fouls–Guilford-None, Maryville College Scots-None.
Attendance-828
Nonconference game


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