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Achiuwa Leads #4 Kats to 96-84 Victory

Thursday, January 13, 2011
 
BUFFALO, N.Y. - (Jan. 13) - Erie Community College sophomore forward God's Gift Achiuwa recorded his ninth double-double of the season, and fifth consecutive, as the Kats handed Niagara County Community College a 96-84 loss in Western New York Athletic Conference men's basketball action Thursday night at the Flickinger Center.
The Kats, the fourth-ranked team in NJCAA Division II, improved to 11-1 and 1-0 in WNYAC play. NCCC, which has received votes in the past two NJCAA DII polls, is now 9-3 (0-1).
Achiuwa (Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria) scored 25 points and snared 19 rebounds to lead the Kats. Yandell Denis (Fr., Brooklyn, N.Y.) had a career-high 24 points after making six three-point field goals. Tyshawn Edwards (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland added 15 points.
NCCC was led by Robbie Seyler's 26 points.
ECC plays at Jamestown Community College-Olean Saturday at 1 p.m.
 
NIAGARA COUNTY CC (9-3, 0-1): Seyler, Robbie 10-17 3-3 26; Roberts, AJ 9-21 4-6 24; Davis, Richard 5-12 3-4 14; Shellman, Charles 3-7 2-4 8; Joseph, Lorenzo 2-4 2-3 6; Kazmierzcak, Vince 1-9 1-2 4; Barczyowski, Chris 1-6 0-2 2; Doyle, Geof 0-0 0-0 0; Oswald, Steve 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 31-76 15-26 84.
ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KATS (11-1, 1-0): ACHIUWA, God's Gift 11-16 2-7 25; DENIS, Yandell 8-14 2-4 24; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 5-13 4-8 15; BOYD, Isaiah 3-8 6-6 12; JONES, Dequan 2-8 0-2 6; JENKINS, Jahmill 1-7 3-4 5; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-5 0-0 3; ROBINSON, Ata 1-4
0-0 2; OGBONNA, Uchechi 1-2 0-0 2; SMITH-OBASUYI, Dukpe 1-1 0-0 2; HILLS, David 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 34-82 17-31 96.
Niagara County CC.............   46   38  -   84
Erie Community College Kats...   51   45  -   96

3-point goals--Niagara County CC 7-26 (Seyler, Robbie 3-5; Roberts, AJ 2-6; Kazmierzcak, Vince 1-6; Davis, Richard 1-4; Barczyowski, Chris 0-3; Joseph, Lorenzo 0-2), Erie Community College Kats 11-28 (DENIS, Yandell 6-8; JONES, Dequan 2-4; ACHIUWA, God's Gift 1-2; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 1-4; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-4; ROBINSON, Ata 0-1; JENKINS, Jahmill 0-3; BOYD, Isaiah 0-2). Fouled out--Niagara County CC-Davis, Richard; Shellman, Charles, Erie Community
College Kats-None. Rebounds--Niagara County CC 48 (Shellman, Charles 9), Erie Community College Kats 60 (ACHIUWA, God's Gift 19). Assists--Niagara County CC 14 (Roberts, AJ 7), Erie Community College Kats 25 (JENKINS, Jahmill 12). Total fouls--Niagara County CC 27, Erie Community College Kats 22. Technical fouls--Erie Community College Kats-EDWARDS, Tyshawn.
 
 
 
 
 

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