Sunday, February 24, 2013

Sunday: seven game reports

Texas San Antonio blasted Nicholls State 76-58 as guard Kannon Burrage paced the Roadrunners with 17 points. Jerome Hill and Michael Hale III each scored 16 and Hill's 12 rebounds gave him a double-double.

Roadrunner athletics game reports.


Famous potato bragging rights are in the hands of Coach Don Verlin's Idaho Vandals after a 75-69 road victory over Idaho State. The scoring for the victors was spread out with 20 points for Connor Hill, 19 by Stephen Madison, 12 plus 11 rebounds from Kyle Barone and 10 via Mike McChristian. Two shooting notes: 17-18 on free throws for Idaho while 31 of the UI 62 field goal attempts were from long distance. The Vandals owned the boards with a 40-19 margin.

Vandal athletics game reports.


UC Irvine came to town, won both 20-minute periods by small margins over Texas Arlington and headed back to the OC a 77-70 winner. For the Mavs, backcourter Jamel Outlier led with 21 points with forward Brandon Edwards posting a 16/11 double-double. The most surprising stats? The Anteaters shot 52% overall, TSA 36%.  

Maverick athletics game reports.


On the road, Texas State bested in-state foe Lamar 74-61 as forward Joel Wright busted out for 27 points. Bobcat Deonte Reed totaled 19  with man-in-the-middle Matt Staff producing a 12/11 double-double.

Bobcat athletics game reports.


Denver went Hawkeye state-ing to face Northern Iowa and the Pioneers continued to roll 63-57. Sophomore backcourter Brett Olson led the scoring with 16 points while Chris Udofia compiled 12 points, six rebounds and five assists. The latter two totals paced Coach Joe Scott's squad.

Pioneers athletics game reports.


Utah State welcome-wagoned Illinois State and led the visitors 36-32 at halftime after falling behind earlier. The northern Aggies maintained and came away with an 80-71 win. Center Jarred Shaw's 18/11 double-double paced Coach Stew Morrill's guys, with Spencer Butterfield going for 16 points and TeNale Roland 13. 23 of the 29 USU baskets resulted in assists being awarded.

Kyle Goon and Kraig Williams live-tweeted the pairing.

Rhett Wilkinson, Shawn Harrison, Kraig Williams and Kyle Heywood all game report. KyleG notes the upgraded performances from the Aggie backcourters.

Eli Lucero serves up 36 game photos, Curtis Ripplinger 23.


It's with an out-of-state opponent but the New Mexico State - UTEP rivalry is as fierce as they get. Maybe all were too keyed up but it was 17-14 Aggies after the initial 20 minutes. Scoring picked up somewhat after that and it was the finally Aggies securing a 55-51 victory and evening out the I-10 series this season. Backcourt sharpshooter Kevin Aronis led the Las Cruces crew with 11 points, aided by 3-5 long distance accuracy. UTEP was awarded but six free throws and connected on four of them. 

Jason Groves live-tweeted the contest.

JasonG game reports.

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