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Kats Roll to 16th Win, Down Alfred State

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
 
BUFFALO, N.Y. - (Jan. 25) - The Erie Community College men's basketball team improved to 16-1 overall and 5-0 in conference with a 96-58 victory over Alfred State Tuesday night at the Flickinger Center in Western New York Athletic Conference action.
 
God's Gift Achiuwa (Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria/Sure Foundation), the reigning Region III Athlete of the Week, scored a game-high 22 points and snared 11 rebounds. Tyshawn Edwards (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland) added 19 points for the Kats, who are ranked third in NJCAA Division II.
Isaiah Boyd (Brooklyn/Canarsie H.S.) had 16 points and nine rebounds in a reserve role while Dequan Jones (Brooklyn/Pacific H.S.) added 12 points. Yandell Dennis (Brooklyn/Xavierian H.S.) had 10 points.
 
ECC opened the game with a 10-2 run, highlighted by dunks by Achiuwa and Edwards, and rolled to a 46-26 lead at half. The Kats enjoyed a 60-29 rebound edge.
 
The Kats will play at Jamestown Community College Thursday.
 
ALFRED STATE (3-13, 0-4): Parker, Patrick 7-15 7-9 21; Jenkins, Melvin 1-5 6-7 8; Gobezai, Younatan 1-6 4-4 7; Bowman, Joe 3-3 0-0 7; Caron, Ryan 2-6 0-0 4; Antonioli, Vince 0-2 3-6 3; Tucker, Nick 1-6 0-0 3; Colquehoun, Milton 1-2 1-2 3; Hutson, Tommy 1-9 0-0 2; Sanford, Josh 0-0 0-0 0; Hunt, Ryne 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 17-55 21-28 58.
 

ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KATS (16-1, 5-0): ACHIUWA, God's Gift 7-13 8-9 22; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 8-14 3-7 19; BOYD, Isaiah 7-8 2-2 16; JONES, Dequan 5-10 1-3 12; DENIS, Yandell 4-6 0-0 10; EMMITT, Brandon 2-6 0-0 5; HATTIN, Sam 1-6 0-0 3; OGBONNA, Uchechi 1-2 1-2 3; HILLS, David 0-3 2-4 2; SMITH-OBASUYI, Dukpe 1-1 0-0 2; HARPER, Jr., Doug 0-3 2-2 2; JENKINS, Jahmill 0-2 0-0 0; ROBINSON, Ata 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 36-77 19-29 96.

Alfred State..................   26   32  -   58
Erie Community College Kats...   46   50  -   96

3-point goals--Alfred State 3-15 (Gobezai, Younatan 1-2; Bowman, Joe 1-1; Tucker, Nick 1-5; Antonioli, Vince 0-1; Colquehoun, Milton 0-1; Hutson, Tommy 0-2; Hunt, Ryne 0-1; Caron, Ryan 0-1; Jenkins, Melvin 0-1), Erie Community College Kats 5-19 (DENIS, Yandell 2-2; JONES, Dequan 1-3; HATTIN, Sam 1-6; EMMITT, Brandon 1-3; HARPER, Jr., Doug 0-3; ROBINSON, Ata 0-1; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 0-1). Rebounds--Alfred State 29 (Hutson, Tommy 5), Erie Community College Kats 60 (ACHIUWA, God's Gift 11). Assists--Alfred State 12 (Caron, Ryan 4), Erie Community College Kats 16 (BOYD, Isaiah 3). Total fouls--Alfred State 22, Erie Community College Kats 23. Technical fouls--Erie Community College Kats-TEAM.

 
 
 
 
 

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