Day 3 Recaps - 2017 Basketball National Championships

Day 3 Recaps - 2017 Basketball National Championships

Recaps for March 3rd, 2017 USCAA Basketball National Championship Winner's Bracket Games

#1 Concordia College Alabama vs. #5 Silver Lake College

FINAL SCORE: #1 Concordia College Alabama 95, #5 Silver Lake College 82
RECORDS: #1 Concordia College Alabama 23-4, #5 Silver Lake College 18-12

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Maltho Gymnasium, Uniontown, Pa.


IN BRIEF: Top-seeded Concordia College Alabama maintained control of a semi-final game against Silver Lake College and moves into to the national championship game Saturday. Concordia reserve Shuntavia Harris led all scorers with 25 points and 14 rebounds in just 23 minutes of play.

ON THE COURT

  • Concordia had four players score double digits (Raneseya Brown, Carshava Sulton, Lashanique Youngblood Shuntavia Harris).
  • Silver Lake’s Amanda Kudick played all 40 minutes and finished with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 1 steal.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Concordia outrebounded Silver Lake 54-36.
  • Silver Lake made nine three point shots.
  • Concordia’s largest lead was by 29 points.

NEXT UP

Concordia College Alabama advances to the national championship game Saturday at 3:15 p.m in Main Arena.

 

#2 Berea College vs. #3 Rochester College

FINAL SCORE: #2 Berea College 72, #3 Rochester College 70
RECORDS: #2 Berea College 21-6, #3 Rochester 17-17

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Main Arena, Uniontown, Pa.

IN BRIEF: The Berea College Mountaineers defeated Rochester College 72-70 in overtime on a last second shot by Zacchea Small to advance to the National Championship game. Rochester was cruising until midway through the third quarter when a Jamie Roberts 3 pointer ignited the Mountaineers to a 22-2 run. Berea’s Bethanie Williams led the way with 31 points, 14 rebounds, and 2 steals.

ON THE COURT 

  • Rochester College had four players score double digits (Allyssa Copley, Maddy Valko, Casey Bodwell, Robyn Pruitt).
  • Berea’s Nakeisha Greene grabbed 16 rebounds, scored 8 points, and blocked 4 shots.
  • Berea’s Bri Lanham and Rochester’s Maddy Valko played all 45 minutes.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Berea College outrebounded Rochester 56-43.
  • Berea College scored 20 points from free throws.
  • Rochester and Berea both made eight three pointers.
  • Rochester had 23 bench points.

NEXT UP

Berea College faces top-seeded Concordia College Alabama for the national championship Saturday at 3:15 p.m. in the Main Arena.

 

#2 Central Penn College vs. #3 Penn State York

FINAL SCORE: #3 Penn State York 82, #2 Central Penn 71
RECORDS: #2 Central Penn 20-11, #3 Penn State York 20-7 

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Main Arena, Uniontown, Pa.


IN BRIEF: Penn State York men upset Central Penn College 82-71 and earned a spot in the Men’s Division II National Championship Saturday at Main Arena at 8:45 p.m.

York jumped out to an early lead and finished the first half with a 10 point lead. Penn State York shot 50% from the field and made seven three pointers to outscore the high-powered offense of Central Penn. Tyree Tucker led all Central Penn scorers with 19.


ON THE COURT 

  • Lucas Jewell led York scorers with 16 points.
  • York’s Justin Luton had 12 rebounds, 7 blocks, 4 points, and 1 steal.
  • Mike Warren added 14 points for Central Penn.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • York made 23 foul shots.
  • York was 7 of 19 from beyond the arc.
  • Central Penn scored 23 points off turnovers.
  • There were a combined 61 foul shots attempted.

NEXT UP

Penn State York faces the winner of the Berkeley vs. Penn State Greater Allegheny Saturday at 8:45 p.m. in the Main Arena.

 

#1 Berkeley College vs. #4 Penn State Greater Allegheny

FINAL SCORE: #1 Berkeley College 74, #8 Villa Maria College 60
RECORDS: #1 Berkeley College 28-0, #4 Penn State Greater Allegheny 23-6

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Main Arena, Uniontown, Pa.

IN BRIEF: The Berkeley College Knights handled business against #4 Penn State Greater Allegheny 74-60. Starting forward Stephon Jennings led Berkeley with 18 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals, and in minutes played with 32. In the loss, Greater Allegheny’s Jordan Payne led his team with 20 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists.

ON THE COURT

  • Berkeley reserve Ricardo Ayuso scored 16 points.
  • Berkeley scored 28 points from free throws.
  • Berkeley scored 13 second chance points – Greater Allegheny had 0.
  • Greater Allegheny shot 33.3% from the three-point line.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Greater Allegheny led by as much by 12 in the first half.
  • Berkeley went on an 11-0 run in 2 minutes to take the lead and control of the game.

NEXT UP

Berkeley College advances to play the Men’s Division II National Championship for the third straight year in a row. Tip-off is at 8:45 p.m. at Main Arena.

 

#1 Central Maine Community College vs. #4 Southern Maine Community College

FINAL SCORE: #1 Central Maine Community College 62, Southern Maine Community College
RECORDS: #1 Central Maine Community College 31-1, Southern Maine Community College 24-4

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Main Arena, Uniontown, Pa.

IN BRIEF: This classic rivalry game ended in with the top seeded Central Maine Community College women advancing to the women’s Division II title game Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Main Arena. Central Maine’s Brooke Reynolds with 16 points and 9 rebounds. Southern Maine was led by Kaylah Abdul who scored 16 points and added 5 rebounds.

ON THE COURT

  • Guards Jenny Schlim and Kristina Blais combined for 23 points for Central Maine.
  • Southern Maine Forward Jennifer Conrad scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Central Maine outrebounded Southern Maine 45-30.
  • Southern Maine was 79.2% from the free throw line with 19 points.
  • Central Maine shot 30% from beyond the arc.

NEXT UP

Central Maine advances to the women’s Division II National Championship game at 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Main Arena.

#2 Penn State Lehigh Valley vs. #6 Villa Maria College

FINAL SCORE: #2 Penn State Lehigh Valley 68, #6 Villa Maria College 51
RECORDS: #2 Penn State Lehigh Valley, #6 Villa Maria College

LOCATION: Penn State Fayette Main Arena, Uniontown, Pa.


IN BRIEF: Penn State Lehigh Valley came out firing on all cylinders in tonight’s semi-final contest against #6 Villa Maria College. Lehigh Valley maintained control the entire game and never let Villa Maria get within striking distance. Lehigh Valley’s Ebony Sanders led all scorers with 24 points.

 


ON THE COURT

  • Lehigh Valley outrebounded Villa Maria 66-36.
  • Shaquana Owens and Jayvonna Kincannon combined for 28 of the 51 Villa Maria points.
  • Guard Hannah Bankes played 37 minutes and added 12 rebounds for Lehigh Valley.
 

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Lehigh Valley scored 14 of their points from the free throw line and 32 points in the paint.
  • Lehigh Valley outrebounded Villa Maria 66-36.
  • Villa Maria had 10 assists on the game.

NEXT UP

Lehigh Valley advances to the women’s Division II National Championship game against Central Maine Community College at 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Main Arena.