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Scoring Balance Carries Kats to 23rd Win

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
 
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Feb. 15 – The Erie Community College men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures as the Kats, the nation’s fifth-ranked team, defeated Jamestown Community College 82-61 Tuesday night at the Flickinger Center. ECC improves to 23-2 overall and 12-1 in Western New York Athletic Conference play. JCC is now 10-16, 3-9.

God’s Gift Achiuwa (Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria/Sure Foundation) had a game-high 22 points and six rebounds lead the Kats. Tyshawn Edwards (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland) added 14 points, six rebounds and three steals. Brandon Emmitt (Akron, Ohio/Garfield) recorded 12 points and six assists while Uche Ogbonna (Westbury, N.Y./Hicksville) added 10 points in a reserve role.
Jamestown CC was led by Zyiek Estime’s 20 points.
ECC closes the regular season Thursday at Genesee Community College.

JAMESTOWN CC (10-16, 3-9): Estime, Zyiek 8-20 2-2 20; Williams, Xavier 6-15 0-0 13; Bozelli, Justin 4-9 1-1 9; Williams, Chris 4-7 0-0 8; Williams, Marcus 2-4 2-4 6; Joseph, Andrew 2-4 0-0 5; Joseph, Kevin 0-2 0-0 0; Leblanc, Derek 0-1 0-0 0; North, Tyler 0-0 0-0 0; Woods, Branden 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 5-7 61.
No. 5 ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KATS (23-2, 12-1): ACHIUWA, God's Gift 9-19 4-4 22; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 6-10 2-2 14; EMMITT, Brandon 3-6 3-3 12; OGBONNA, Uchechi 4-5 1-2 10; HATTIN, Sam 2-7 2-2 8; JONES, Dequan 3-5 1-2 7; HILLS, David 1-4 1-3 3; DENIS, Yandell 1-4 0-0 2; JENKINS, Jahmill 1-1 0-0 2; SMITH-OBASUYI, Dukpe 0-0 2-2 2; BOYD, Isaiah 0-0 0-0 0; HARPER, Jr., Doug 0-1 0-0 0; GORDON, Travaughn 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-63 16-20 82.

Jamestown CC..................   32   29  -   61
Erie Community College Kats...   48   34  -   82

3-point goals--Jamestown CC 4-12 (Estime, Zyiek 2-6; Williams, Xavier 1-2; Joseph, Andrew 1-1; Leblanc, Derek 0-1; Bozelli, Justin 0-2), Erie Community College Kats 6-21 (EMMITT, Brandon 3-6; HATTIN, Sam 2-7; OGBONNA, Uchechi 1-1; DENIS, Yandell 0-1; HARPER, Jr., Doug 0-1; JONES, Dequan 0-2; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 0-3). Fouled out--Jamestown CC-Williams, Chris. Rebounds--Jamestown CC 32 (Williams, Chris 6), Erie Community College Kats 41 (JONES, Dequan 6; ACHIUWA, God's Gift 6; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 6). Assists--Jamestown CC 12 (Joseph, Andrew 9), Erie Community College Kats 23 (EMMITT, Brandon 6). Total fouls--Jamestown CC 17, Erie Community College Kats 11.

 
 
 
 
 

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