Wesley holds on to upset No. 8 Hampden-Sydney 78-72 on the road
Wesley 78, No. 8 Hampden-Sydney 72
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- James Livingston scored a career-high 23 points and knocked down an 18-foot jumper with 24 seconds remaining to seal a 78-72 victory for Wesley against No. 8 Hampden-Sydney on Tuesday night at Fleet Gymnasium. The Wolverines have won four consecutive games to open the season and are off to their best start in program history while the Tigers fall to 3-1.
A senior from Trenton, N.J., Livingston led all scorers while making 7 of 13 shots from the floor, three shots from behind the arc and all six of his free throw attempts. David Langan (14 point, 10 rebounds) and Quincy Pettiford (13 points, 11 rebounds) also contributed with double-doubles while AJ Tilghman chipped in with his second consecutive double-digit performance with ten points off the bench.
Wesley outshot Hampden-Sydney by a narrow 46.3 percent to 45.9 percent margin and made 19 of 22 shots from the charity stripe compared to just 7 of 10 for the Tigers. Helping the Wolverines offense was senior point guard Eric Selby. who finished with a season-high seven assists, just one off his career high.
Three players scored in double figures for Hampden-Sydney including Mike Murray who tallied a team-high 15.
No. 5 Wisconsin-Whitewater 73, No. 17 St. Norbert 62
DE PERE, Wis. -- The Warhawks made 29 of 37 free throws while limiting the Green Knights to just 18 opportunities from the charity stripe en route to a 73-62 win on the road Tuesday night to improve to 4-0. St. Norbert picks up its first loss of the season falling to 2-1.
Evans led all players with a double-double performance recording 25 points including 11-for-15 from the line and grabbing 13 boards. Reggie Hearn and Eric Bryson joined Evans in double figures with 13 and 11 points, respectively.
Southwestern 62, No. 6 Mary Hardin-Baylor 58
GEORGETOWN, Texas -- Mary Hardin-Baylor watched a 13-point lead evaporate in a second-half cold spell as the Cru dropped a 62-58 decision at Southwestern on Tuesday night in Georgetown. The loss drops the sixth-ranked UMHB men to 1-1 on the season. The Pirates improve to 3-2 on the year with the victory.
James Allen led the Cru with 16 points and four assists. Jerard Graham added 13 more for UMHB as Antoine Chaney had 11 points and Kitrick Bell pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds. The Cru shot just 27 percent from the field in the second half and went 2 of 11 from 3-point range in the second stanza. UMHB hit just 38 percent of its field goals for the game and turned the ball over 18 times.
Ben Stiver led three Pirates in double figures with 12 points off the bench. Myers pulled down 11 rebounds to go with 10 points. Southwestern shot 50 percent from the field in the second half and went 4-10 from beyond the arc. The Pirates shot 42 percent from the field overall.
No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan 68, Wabash 57
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Senior Victor Davis scored a career-high 24 points as Illinois Wesleyan battled for a 68-57 win against Wabash at the Shirk Center on Tuesday.
The Titans improved to 4-1 this season while the Little Giants went to 0-4.
Illinois Wesleyan outrebounded Wabash 38-35 and the Little Giants committed 13 turnovers to 10 for IWU. A total of 51 fouls were whistled in the game with 32 for Wabash and 19 for IWU.
The Titans and Little Giants were tied at 4-4 before IWU went on a 10-0 run to lead 14-4. IWU held a 38-28 lead at intermission but Wabash battled back to claim a 43-42 lead with 14:29 to play. But Wesleyan went on a six point run to get a 48-43 lead and held on to that lead the rest of the way.
Davis' previous high was at North Central (Ill.) in an NCAA tournament game on March 16, 2013.
No. 9 Cabrini 98, Scranton 79
RADNOR, Pa. -- Cabrini remained unbeaten with on Tuesday with a 98-79 win against Scranton at Nerney Field House. The No. 9 Cavaliers improve to 4-0 with their first home victory of the season.
Junior Aaron Walton-Moss stuffed the stat sheet with a career high 33 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, four steals and a block. In 37 minutes of action, he hit 14 of 23 from the floor, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
Five other players tallied at least eight points on the night. Seniors A.J. Picard and Fran Rafferty contributed 17 and 15 points, respectively, while senior Jon Miller added 15 points on 5 of 5 from the floor. Rookies Brennan McCann and Deryl Bagwell combined for 18 points and five steals in the win.
No. 10 Williams 96, Curry 65
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- After a closely contested first half, Williams (4-1) went on a 19-4 run and then had 15 more unanswered points in the second half to rout Curry (0-4) 96-65 on Tuesday night in Chandler Gym.
Five Ephs were in double digits in points, and freshman Duncan Robinson had a double-double and led all scorers with 21 points.