College Men’s Basketball Final: Washington and Lee 94, Guilford 90

Posted by Press Release on November 29, 2017 at 8:57 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – William Brueggeman scored a game-high 21 points as Washington and Lee rallied for a 94-90 Old Dominion Athletic Conference win at Guilford College on Wednesday night. The Generals improved to 3-2 and 2-0 in league play. The Quakers dropped to 2-3, 0-1.

Bruggeman came off the bench to convert 7-of-11 field goals and made five 3-pointers. The Generals had five players record double-digits: Devin Kearns, 19 points; Clayton Murtha, 13; Roy McMillan, 12 and Nicholas George, 12.

Carson Long had a team-best 20 points for Guilford. Kyler Gregory tallied 17 points and Alston Thompson added 16. Marcus Curry and PJ Stephens netted 14 and 11 points respectively.

Guilford led 49-34 at halftime. The visitors, however, shot 65-percent in the second half to emerge with the victory. The Generals went on a 28-11 run to begin the final period. Bruggeman’s 3-pointer put the visitors ahead 62-60 with 12:59 remaining in the game.

The home team regained the lead, but W&L’s McMillan made a layup with 2:15 left to push the score to 81-80 for the Generals. They did not trail again.

For the game, W&L shot 51-percent (32-63) to Guilford’s 38-81 (47-percent). The Generals made 12 3-pointers and were 18-of-22 from the free throw line. GC drained seven 3-pointers and went 7-of-10 from the charity. Guilford led in rebounding, 44-32.

Tom Palombo’s Quakers travel to Bridgewater for an ODAC game on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.


Photos By Andy Gore

Washington and Lee vs Guilford
11/29/17 5:00 pm at Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
At Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House

WASHINGTON AND LEE 94
GUILFORD 90

WASHINGTON AND LEE (3-2, 2-0 ODAC): BRUEGGEMAN, William 8-11 0-0 21; KEARNS, Devin 7-11 3-4 19; MURTHA, Clayton 4-8 5-6 13; McMILLAN, Roy 3-11 6-7 12; GEORGE, Nicholas 4-9 0-0 12; STARR, Alex 3-4 3-3 9; MITCHELL, Curtis 3-5 1-2 8; JULIAN, Parker 0-1 0-0 0; CROUGHAN, Mark 0-0 0-0 0; DENNIN, Kevin 0-1 0-0 0; MACISAAC, Conner 0-0 0-0 0; LEWIS, Trey 0-2 0-0 0; HEGAR, Michael 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-63 18-22 94.

GUILFORD (2-3, 0-1 ODAC): LONG, Carson 7-19 2-3 20; GREGORY, Kyler 8-13 1-1 17; THOMPSON, Alston 7-15 2-4 16; CURRY, Marcus 7-14 0-0 14; STEPHENS, PJ 4-6 0-0 11; ROGERS, Jarrod
2-6 2-2 6; GORE, Jaylen 3-7 0-0 6; HYATT, Trever 0-0 0-0 0; CLEMONS, Corey 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-81 7-10 90.

Washington and Lee............   34   60  -   94
Guilford......................   49   41  -   90

3-point goals–Washington and Lee 12-34 (BRUEGGEMAN, William 5-8; GEORGE, Nicholas 4-8; KEARNS, Devin 2-3; MITCHELL, Curtis 1-3; DENNIN, Kevin 0-1; LEWIS, Trey 0-2; STARR, Alex 0-1; McMILLAN, Roy 0-6; MURTHA, Clayton 0-2), Guilford 7-15 (LONG, Carson 4-8; STEPHENS, PJ 3-5; THOMPSON, Alston 0-1; ROGERS, Jarrod 0-1).
Fouled out–Washington and Lee-None, Guilford-LONG, Carson.
Rebounds–Washington and Lee 32 (McMILLAN, Roy 8), Guilford 44 (THOMPSON, Alston 8; CURRY, Marcus 8; GORE, Jaylen 8).
Assists–Washington and Lee 20 (McMILLAN, Roy 5; KEARNS, Devin 5), Guilford 20 (ROGERS, Jarrod 8). Total fouls–Washington and Lee 13, Guilford 20.
Technical fouls–Washington and Lee-None, Guilford-None.
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Old Dominion Athletic Conference game

NOTES: Gregory – new career scoring high…Gore – 1st game in 2017…W&L made 1st 7 shots of 2nd half, including 4 3s.


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