Men's basketball in title game after beating Fisher

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 30, 2012
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Ryan Jann had 12 points Friday. (Dustin Satloff Photography)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Three Colby College first-year players --- Ryan Jann, Patrick Stewart, and Luke Westman --- combined for 35 points to lead the Mules to a 70-63 win over Fisher College on the first day of the Colby Men's Basketball Classic on Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

The Mules move to 2-2 overall and will play in Saturday's title game at 3 p.m. Fisher falls to 4-3 overall and will play in the consolation game at 1 p.m.

After Colby took a 33-23 halftime lead, the game tightened up in the second half. Sam Nwadike had 14 of his game-high 16 points in the final 20 minutes for the Falcons. He had eight straight points -- including a 3-point shot with 4:28 to play to tie the game at 55-55.

Stewart nailed a 3-point shot of his own with 3:43 to play to put the Mules up for good. Connor O'Neil added another Colby 3-point shot with 3:05 to play for a 61-55 margin.

Nwadike cut the margin to 62-59 with 1:27 to play on a drive to the basket, but the Mules went on an 8-0 run after that to put the game away. O'Neil had six points and Stewart added a pair of free throws during that stretch.

O'Neil had all 10 of his points in the second half, while Stewart finished with a game-high eight rebounds. Jack Crampton added seven points for the Mules.

Tyler Shular finished with 11 points and Tyler Radicioni added 10 for Fisher.

COLBY 70, FISHER 63
FISHER (4-3)
Sam Nwadike 6-13 2-2 16; Tyler Shular 4-8 2-4 11; Tyler Radicioni 4-7 0-0
10; Chris Green 3-5 0-0 8; Dana Hines 3-7 1-3 7; Kyle Murphy 2-4 0-0 4; Ryan
McCorkle 2-9 0-1 4; Mike Thweatt 1-2 1-2 3; Danny Garner 0-3 0-0 0. Totals
25-58 6-12 63.
COLBY (2-2)
Ryan Jann 5-9 1-2 12; Patrick Stewart 3-7 5-6 12; Luke Westman 2-6 7-9 11;
Connor O'Neil 2-7 5-10 10; Jack Crampton 3-4 1-2 7; Chris Hudnut 2-7 2-2 6;
Shane Rogers 3-8 0-0 6; Danny Chase 1-3 1-2 3; Gordon Fischer 1-4 0-0 3;
Matt Mignon 0-1 0-0 0; Sam Willson 0-2 0-0 0; Jonathan Kalin 0-1 0-0 0.
Fisher........................ 23 40  - 63
Colby......................... 33 37  - 70
3-point goals-Fisher 7-18 (Tyler Radicioni 2-3; Chris Green 2-4; Sam Nwadike
2-3; Tyler Shular 1-5; Ryan McCorkle 0-2; Kyle Murphy 0-1), Colby 4-27
(Connor O'Neil 1-6; Patrick Stewart 1-4; Ryan Jann 1-2; Gordon Fischer 1-3;
Shane Rogers 0-3; Danny Chase 0-2; Matt Mignon 0-1; Sam Willson 0-2;
Jonathan Kalin 0-1; Chris Hudnut 0-2; Luke Westman 0-1). Fouled
out--Fisher-Ryan McCorkle; Kyle Murphy, Colby-None. Rebounds-Fisher 35 (Mike
Thweatt 6), Colby 45 (Patrick Stewart 8). Assists-Fisher 15 (Mike Thweatt
4), Colby 14 (Luke Westman 3; Danny Chase 3; Jonathan Kalin 3). Total
fouls-Fisher 25, Colby 15. A-450

 
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