Men's basketball drops non-conference game to Husson

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 24, 2013
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Ryan Jann (Dustin Satloff Photography)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Marc Zaharchuk (Richmond, Maine) had 16 points and added nine rebounds as Husson University pulled away in the second half for a 63-52 non-conference win over Colby College in men's basketball Thursday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
 
Zaharchuk was 5-for-9 from the field and 6-for-6 from the foul line for the Eagles (11-5), who were 14-for-15 from the free-throw line for the contest. 
 
Eric Cottonham (Silver Spring, Md.) added 13 points, seven rebounds, and two assists for Husson. Aaron Willis (New York, N.Y.) had 10 points, while Jon Klages (Freeport, Maine) had eight points and three assists.

Ryan Jann (Westford, Mass.) and Chris Hudnut (Chevy Chase, Md.) both had nine points to lead Colby (6-11). Michael Longinoff (San Mateo, Calif.) added eight points and seven rebounds, while Luke Westman (Newton, Mass.) pulled down nine boards and had three assists.

The Eagles never trailed in the game and took a quick 11-2 lead after 4:23 of play. Colby was able to get the lead down to five points on four occasions in the first half, but Husson led 30-23 at halftime.

The Mules got as close as three points early in the second half and trailed by five at 34-29 with 16:07 to play. The Eagles went on a 10-1 run over the next four-plus minutes to go up 44-30. Husson led by as much as 21 points when Zaharchuk scored inside for a 57-36 lead with 5:14 left. Colby went with a smaller line-up and was able to get the margin down to 59-50 with just 38 seconds remaining. The Eagles went 4-for-4 from the foul line in the final 31 seconds.

HUSSON 63, COLBY 52
HUSSON (11-5)
Marc Zaharchuk 5-9 6-6 16; Eric Cottonham 5-11 0-0 13; Aaron Willis 4-11 2-2
10; Jon Klages 3-6 0-0 8; Brooks Spaulding 3-8 0-1 6; Corey Wood 0-2 4-4 4;
Eric Modica 1-5 2-2 4; Wes Murphy 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 22-56 14-15 63.
COLBY (6-11)
Ryan Jann 3-9 1-2 9; Chris Hudnut 2-9 5-6 9; Michael Longinoff 4-6 0-1 8;
Danny Chase 2-5 2-2 6; John Gallego 3-10 0-0 6; Nick Rimsa 1-2 2-4 4; Connor
O'Neil 2-10 0-0 4; Luke Westman 1-3 1-2 3; Ben Brassord 0-3 3-4 3; Matt
Mignon 0-1 0-0 0; Shane Rogers 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 18-61 14-21 52.
Husson........................ 30 33  - 63
Colby......................... 23 29  - 52
3-point goals-Husson 5-19 (Eric Cottonham 3-9; Jon Klages 2-5; Eric Modica
0-1; Wes Murphy 0-2; Aaron Willis 0-2), Colby 2-22 (Ryan Jann 2-6; Chris
Hudnut 0-2; Michael Longinoff 0-2; Danny Chase 0-1; John Gallego 0-3; Connor
O'Neil 0-5; Luke Westman 0-1; Matt Mignon 0-1; Shane Rogers 0-1). Fouled
out--Husson-None, Colby-None. Rebounds-Husson 39 (Marc Zaharchuk 9), Colby
43 (Luke Westman 9). Assists-Husson 15 (Eric Modica 4), Colby 12 (John
Gallego 3; Luke Westman 3). Total fouls-Husson 14, Colby 17. A-375



 
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