Eagles Edge Guilford

Posted: February 18, 2013

BRIDGEWATER — Junior guard Tavis Stapleton scored a career-high 26 points as Bridgewater College beat Guilford 78-75 in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday.

No. 7 seed Bridgewater will host No. 10 seed Roanoke in the first round of the ODAC tournament at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The Eagles improved to 14-11 overall, 8-8 in the ODAC; the Quakers, who were without leading scorer Josh Pittman (flu), fell to 17-8, 9-7.

 Matt McCarthy led Guilford with 30 points.

GUILFORD
Hopkins 2-5 4-4 8, Richardson 3-10 2-2 8, Hinton 1-3 0-0 3, McCarthy 10-17 7-13 30, Tracy 2-8 3-5 9, Turpin 0-1 1-2 1, Combs 2-2 0-0 5, Greene 0-1 0-0 0, Gibbs 0-1 0-0 0, Freeman 5-11 1-2 11. Totals 25-59 14-20 75.
BRIDGEWATER
Lynch 3-6 0-0 9, Reddick 6-11 7-8 19, Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 1-4 0-0 2, Stapleton 10-15 2-2 26, M. Hunter 1-2 0-0 3, Z. Hunter 1-1 2-3 5, Welty 1-1 0-0 3, Thompson 0-1 0-0 0, Adams 0-4 0-0 0, Waugh 1-3 0-0 3, Larson 1-2 0-0 2, McClain 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 28-55 11-13 78.
Halftime—BC 34-29. 3-Point Goals—Guilford 11-23 (Hinton 1-2, McCarthy 7-13, Tracy 2-7, Combs 1-1), BC 11-23 (Lynch 3-5, Thomas 0-2, Stapleton 4-8, M. Hunter 1-2, Z. Hunter 1-1, Welty 1-1, Adams 0-1, Waugh 1-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Guilford 32 (Hopkins 10), BC 33 (Reddick, McClain 7). Assists—Guilford 10 (Hinton, Tracy 3), BC 12 (Thomas 4). Total Fouls—Guilford 13, BC 13. A—492.

Roanoke 83, EMU 81: Senior guard Kwasi Amponsah had 17 points and seven rebounds to lead Roanoke College to an 83-81 win over Eastern Mennonite in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday to wrap up the regular season.

The visiting Maroons improved to 10-15 overall, 3-13 in the ODAC; the Royals, who would have hosted a first-round playoff game with a win, fell to 14-11, 7-9.

Sims led EMU with 19 points. Senior Andrew Thorne added 17 points and 10 rebounds.

In the ODAC tourney, ninth-seeded EMU will play at eighth-seeded Washington & Lee at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

ROANOKE
Smith 5-7 1-2 11, Thacker 2-7 1-2 7, Ramirez 2-4 1-2 7, Amponsah 4-12 7-9 17, Eacho 6-11 4-6 16, Vulevic 0-4 0-0 0, Humphries 0-0 1-2 1, Daniels 3-7 4-6 10, Barrett 3-5 0-0 7, Lacy 0-1 0-0 0, Weant 3-4 2-3 8, Moats 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-63 22-32 83.
EASTERN MENNONITE
Longacre 2-6 0-0 4, Williams 3-9 2-2 8, Daniel 0-2 1-2 1, Sims 6-12 2-4 19, Thorne 8-13 0-1 17, Valentine 2-4 0-0 4, Furbush 0-0 0-0 0, Henderson 0-2 0-0 0, Chambers 0-0 0-0 0, Burroughs 1-5 0-0 3, Falk 5-8 3-7 13, Yates 4-10 4-7 12. Totals 31-71 12-23 81.
Halftime—Roanoke 41-39. 3-Point Goals—Roanoke 5-18 (Smith 0-1, Thacker 2-5, Ramirez 0-1, Amponsah 2-5, Vulevic 0-2, Daniels 0-2, Barrett 1-1, Lacy 0-1), EMU 7-20 (Longacre 0-2, Williams 0-1, Daniel 0-1, Sims 5-8, Thorne 1-2, Valentine 0-1, Henderson 0-1, Burroughs 1-3, Yates 0-1. Fouled Out—Roanoke (Amponsah), EMU (Daniel). Rebounds—Roanoke 45 (Smith 9), EMU 43 (Thorne, Falk 10). Assists—Roanoke 19 (Thacker 5), EMU 16 (Sims 6). Total Fouls—Roanoke 22, EMU 24. A—1,204.


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