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No. 3 Kats Pick Up 12th-Straight Win

Saturday, January 22, 2011
 
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Jan 22)- The Erie Community College men’s basketball team, the nation's third-ranked team, extended its winning streak 12 games with a 104-80 victory over Mercyhurst North East on Saturday at Flickinger Center. The Kats are now 15-1 overall.
 Sophomore God's Gift Achiuwa (Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria) led ECC with 28 points and 14 rebounds, 17 of his points came in the second half. The win improved ECC to a 4-0 record in the Western New York Athletic Conference.
Leading 50-43 at halftime, the Kats used their rebounding to put the game out of reach. ECC tallied 20 offensive rebounds and totaled 24 second chance points in the game.
Freshman guard Dequan Jones (Brooklyn, N.Y.) added 26 points, nine rebounds, and five assists. He was 11-of-16 from the field including 4-for-7 from three-point range. Tyshawn Edwards (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland) chipped in with 18 points and eight rebounds.
ECC will play Alfred State Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Flickinger Center.
MERCYHURST NE (10-4, 1-2): DeJaun McGaughy 12-21 3-6 32; Geovonte Rose 8-12 4-7 20; Jason Pitts 5-13 3-5 13; Nate Williams 4-12 2-4 10; Joshua Rzepecki 2-3 0-0 5; Tyrique Wade 0-1 0-0 0; Dainan Lewis 0-0 0-0 0; Nate Lalama 0-1 0-0 0; Donald Moody 0-0 0-0 0; Kevin Allen 0-0 0-0 0; Antoine Smith 0-0 0-0 0; Shaliel Glover 0-0 0-0 0; Malcolm Weston 0-1 0-0 0; Javarius Murray 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 31-66 12-22 80.
 
ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KATS (15-1, 4-0):
ACHIUWA, God's Gift 12-20 4-5 28; JONES, Dequan 11-16 0-1 26; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 8-19 2-2 18; HATTIN, Sam 4-8 1-2 12; BOYD, Isaiah 4-9 0-1 8; HILLS, David 2-3 2-2 7; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-1 0-0 3; DENIS, Yandell 1-2 0-0 2; ROBINSON, Ata 0-0 0-0 0; EMMITT, Brandon 0-0 0-0 0; JENKINS, Jahmill 0-4 0-0 0; OGBONNA, Uchechi 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 43-83 9-13 104.
 
Mercyhurst NE.................   43   37  -   80
Erie Community College Kats...   50   54  -  104
 
3-point goals--Mercyhurst NE 6-21 (DeJaun McGaughy 5-9; Joshua Rzepecki 1-1; Jason Pitts 0-5; Nate Williams 0-1; Tyrique Wade 0-1; Malcolm Weston 0-1; Javarius Murray 0-2; Geovonte Rose 0-1), Erie Community College Kats 9-24 (JONES, Dequan 4-7; HATTIN, Sam 3-6; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-1; HILLS, David 1-2; JENKINS, Jahmill 0-2; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 0-5; ACHIUWA, God's Gift 0-1). Rebounds--Mercyhurst NE 30 (Geovonte Rose 9), Erie Community College Kats 54 (ACHIUWA, God's Gift 14). Assists--Mercyhurst NE 15 (Jason Pitts 6), Erie Community College Kats 29 (JENKINS, Jahmill 9). Total fouls--Mercyhurst NE 15, Erie Community College Kats 18.
 
 
 
 
 

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