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M. BASKETBALL

Results vs. Columbia Union (2007-01-03 18:00:00)

Falcons Score 119 in Win
Wednesday, 03 January 2007

Washington DC---#11 Pfeiffer University improved to 9-1 with a 119-111 win over host Columbia Union College. Five Falcons scored in double figues led by DeMario Grier who scored 29 points. Logan Call added 28 points and 5 rebounds. The Falcon's pressure defense forced 31 turnovers, with 21 coming on Falcon steals.

The game started evenly with the scored tied at 9 after four minutes of play. The Falcons then went on a 13-2 run to take command.

Two free throws by Tavares Cooper gave Pfeiffer their biggest lead of the half at 18, 38-20, with 8:54 to go until halftime.

A three-pointer by Craig Thomas gave the Falcons a 53-37 lead with 3:17 to go but Columbia Union came storming back to tie the game at 59 at the break.

Pfeiffer came out fast in the second half scoring the first eight points to grab a lead they would never lose.

DeMario Grier hit a "3" to give the Falcons their largest second half lead at 11, 74-63, wih 18:13 left.

Columbia stayed close as the Falcon lead mostly remained between 6 and 8 throughout the half. Columbia made a run late in the game to cut the margain to 1 at 107-106 with only 2:47 to go. However, Pfeiffer went 12 of 14 from the free throw line over the final 2:28 to seal the victory.

Grier had 29 points and Call 28. Tavares Cooper scored 19 points and had 5 rebounds. Thomas Carr addded 14 and Robert McGriff scored 12. In all 10 different Falcons scored.

Pfeiffer outrebounded Columbia Union 48-41 and forced 31 turnovers.

Pfeiffer will next play Monday when they travel to CVAC rival Barton for a 7:30 pm game.

Pfeiffer - M vs Columbia Union DATE: 1/3/2007 TIME: 6:00:00 PM Eastern SITE: Away ATTENDANCE: Unknown Pfeiffer - M min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 25 D Brown 13 0-0 0-2 0-0 1-1 1 4 1 0 0 32 L Call 20 9-14 0-0 10-13 2-5 0 2 3 1 28 22 T Carr 21 1-1 4-8 0-0 2-3 1 4 2 2 14 4 T Cooper 26 4-10 0-0 11-12 4-5 2 3 6 3 19 5 D Grier 22 4-7 4-9 9-10 1-5 2 5 5 3 29 33 R McGriff 21 2-4 1-1 5-7 1-6 2 3 3 2 12 14 D Moore 23 2-4 0-0 2-2 0-5 6 4 2 3 6 0 R Terry 7 1-3 0-0 0-0 2-6 0 2 2 0 2 11 C Thomas 20 2-5 0-4 0-0 1-2 1 3 3 2 4 20 C Thomas 20 0-1 1-2 0-0 1-3 1 3 2 3 3 24 D Truesdale 7 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 3 2 2 Team Totals 26-50 10-27 37-44 20-48 16 33 32 21 119 Percentages: FG 46.8%, 3FG 37%, FT 84.1% Blocked shots: 0 () Pts off turnovers: 0 2nd Chance pts: 0 Bench pts: 72 Pts in Paint: 0 Biggest lead: 0 (0-0) Team Off Reb: 5 Team Def Reb: 2 Deadball Reb: 3 Team Turnovers: 32 Columbia Union min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 2 A ADETOSOYE 13 0-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0 4 4 0 2 4 J BIGELOW 12 1-2 0-0 1-2 3-4 0 4 2 0 3 34 C BLYTHE 38 6-18 1-3 6-10 2-9 1 1 5 4 21 35 A HARDY 10 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 4 2 0 0 32 E RIVERA 36 3-5 1-4 9-10 2-5 6 4 9 5 18 42 M STALLION 38 10-14 0-0 7-8 4-10 1 3 5 1 27 23 D TRAVIS 35 6-10 4-11 11-12 3-10 1 4 3 2 35 12 L WILLIAMS 18 2-3 0-1 1-1 0-1 1 4 1 1 5 Team Totals 28-55 6-20 37-45 16-41 11 28 31 13 111 Percentages: FG 45.3%, 3FG 30%, FT 82.2% Blocked shots: 5 (A HARDY, M STALLION 2, D TRAVIS 2) Pts off turnovers: 0 2nd Chance pts: 0 Bench pts: 23 Pts in Paint: 0 Biggest lead: 0 (0-0) Team Off Reb: 2 Team Def Reb: 0 Deadball Reb: 5 Team Turnovers: 31 Score by Periods Per 1 Per 2 Per 3 Per 4 OT Total Pfeiffer - M 59 60 0 0 0 119 Columbia Union 59 52 0 0 0 111 Number of ties: 0 Number of lead changes: 0
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