College Men’s Basketball Final – Emory & Henry 95, Guilford 77

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Daniel Spencer totaled 21 points and eight rebounds off the bench in visiting Emory & Henry College’s 95-77 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball win at Guilford College Wednesday night.

Alic Wynn added 16 points and a game-high 15 rebounds for the Wasps (11-1, 3-0 ODAC), who put six students in double-figure scoring and never trailed in the game.

Emory & Henry shot 54.2 percent (13-24) from three-point range and 52.5 percent from the floor overall. Jarris Hendricks knocked down three-of-four trifectas en route to 11 points off the bench and John Shelor also score 11 on three-of-six shooting from long range.

The Wasps made seven of their first nine field goals and scored 16 of the game’s first 21 points. A Spencer basket opened a 21-8 Emory & Henry lead before Guilford battled back to within five on a Corey Clemons hoop 5:20 before halftime. The Wasps outscored the hosts by eight the rest of the half and led, 49-36, at halftime. Two Wynn free throws opened the second-half scoring and Guilford never drew closer than 14 points.

Chase Branscomb added 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists for Emory & Henry. Tharon Suggs (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) finished with 11 points and a game-high eight assists. Reigning ODAC Player of the Week and team scoring leader Colin Molden (Apex, N.C./Apex) added eight points and three assists in 20 foul-plagued minutes.

Guilford’s Kyler Gregory (Yadkinville, N.C./Starmount) led the Quakers with 16 points and six boards off the bench on six-of-nine field-goals shooting. Marcus Curry (Greensboro, N.C./Northern Guilford (Bridgewater)) finished with 14 points and Carson Long (Pilot Mountain, N.C./East Surry) added nine. Guilford shot just under 52 percent from the floor (28-54) and made six three-pointers, but managed just 15-of-29 shooting from the free-throw line.

Coach Tom Palombo’s Quakers visit league-rival Eastern Mennonite University Saturday (1/6) at 2:00 p.m.

Emory & Henry vs Guilford
01/03/18 5:00 p.m. at Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
At Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
EMORY & HENRY 95
GUILFORD 77

EMORY & HENRY (11-1, 3-0 ODAC): SPENCER, Daniel 7-13 5-6 21; WYNN, Alic 4-6 8-10 16; BRANSCOMB, Chase 6-9 1-1 14; SHELOR, John 4-12 0-0 11; HENDRICKS, Jarris 4-7 0-0 11; SUGGS, Tharon 3-7 4-5 11; MOLDEN, Colin 3-6 0-0 8; McLEAN, Johnny 1-1 0-0 3; WALKER, Noah 0-0 0-0 0; ROACHE, Ethan 0-0 0-2 0; FELTY, Dylan 0-0 0-0 0; CLARKE, Jamie 0-0 0-0 0; KESTNER, Cameron 0-0 0-0 0; DAVIS, Andrew 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-61 18-24 95.

GUILFORD (5-7, 1-2 ODAC): GREGORY, Kyler 6-9 4-4 16; CURRY, Marcus 6-11 1-4 14; LONG, Carson 4-8 1-2 9; LECKONBY, Will 2-3 2-2 8; LOGAN, Joah 2-5 2-2 8; ROGERS, Jarrod 2-4 3-9 7; CLEMONS, Corey 2-3 2-6 6; HYATT, Trever 2-3 0-0 5; THOMPSON, Alston 1-7 0-0 2; REYER, Mason 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 28-54 15-29 77.

Emory & Henry.................   49   46  -   95
Guilford......................   36   41  -   77

3-point goals–Emory & Henry 13-24 (SHELOR, John 3-6; HENDRICKS, Jarris 3-4; MOLDEN, Colin 2-3; SPENCER, Daniel 2-4; McLEAN, Johnny 1-1; SUGGS, Tharon 1-3; BRANSCOMB, Chase 1-3), Guilford 6-16 (LOGAN, Joah 2-5; LECKONBY, Will 2-3; HYATT, Trever 1-2; CURRY, Marcus 1-2; LONG, Carson 0-3; GREGORY, Kyler 0-1).
Fouled out–Emory & Henry-None, Guilford-None.
Rebounds–Emory & Henry 38 (WYNN, Alic 15), Guilford 28 (GREGORY, Kyler 6).
Assists–Emory & Henry 19 (SUGGS, Tharon 8), Guilford 18 (ROGERS, Jarrod 7).
Total fouls–Emory & Henry 21, Guilford 24.
Technical fouls–Emory & Henry-None, Guilford-None.
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Old Dominion Athletic Conference game


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