Choice, Sherman power men's basketball

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 22, 2010
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Justin Sherman

MEDFORD, Mass. --- Adam Choice pumped in a game-high 25 points and Justin Sherman had 17 to help the Colby College men's basketball team to an easy 91-68 road win over Tufts University in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night.

The Mules, who led 51-27 at halftime, are 11-2 overall and 2-0 in the league, while Tufts falls to 3-12 and 0-3 in the conference.

Choice shot 10-for-15 from the field and 3-for-5 from 3-point range. Sherman also was 3-for-5 from 3-point range and was 6-for-9 from the field. The Mules shot 66 percent (19-for-29) from the field in the opening half and finished the game at 53 percent shooting. Colby also nailed 59 percent from 3-point range (10-for-17).

Gil Haylon added eight points, Gordon Fischer finished with seven, and Mike Russell, Nick Rimsa and Christian Van Loenen all had six points. Van Loenen also had five rebounds and three assists.

The game was close in the opening 10 minutes and Colby led 26-20 midway through the half. The Mules used a 25-7 run to end the half and take a 51-27 lead at the break. Colby went on a 13-7 run to start the second half.

The Mules play at Bates College in another league game Saturday at 4 p.m.

COLBY 91, TUFTS 68

COLBY (11-2, 2-0 NESCAC)

Adam Choice 10-15 2-3 25; Justin Sherman 6-9 2-2 17; Gil Haylon 3-4 0-0 8;

Gordon Fischer 2-5 2-2 7; Nick Rimsa 2-3 2-2 6; Christian Van Loenen 2-5 2-2

6; Mike Russell 2-6 2-2 6; Alex Swanson 2-3 0-0 5; Eric Beaulieu 1-2 2-2 4;

Gus David 1-2 0-0 2; Chas Woodward 1-4 0-2 2; Ben Foreman 0-0 2-2 2; Matt

Cheever 0-1 1-2 1; Tim Concannon 0-1 0-0 0; Burton Gildersleeve 0-0 0-0 0.

Totals 32-60 17-21 91.

TUFTS (3-12, 0-3 NESCAC)

Alex Goldfarb 6-11 2-3 18; Reed Morgan 2-7 6-8 10; Jon Pierce 4-9 0-2 8;

Amauris Quezada 2-4 1-1 6; Dave Beyel 3-9 0-0 6; Scott Anderson 2-3 2-3 6;

Sam Mason 2-3 0-0 5; James Long 2-3 0-1 4; Matt Lanchantin 0-2 3-4 3; Dan

Cook 1-4 0-0 2; Bryan Lowry 0-1 0-0 0; Peter Saba 0-0 0-0 0; Tom Selby 0-0

0-0 0. Totals 24-56 14-22 68.

Colby.........................   51   40  -   91

Tufts.........................   27   41  -   68

3-point goals--Colby 10-17 (Adam Choice 3-5; Justin Sherman 3-5; Gil Haylon

2-3; Alex Swanson 1-1; Gordon Fischer 1-1; Tim Concannon 0-1; Mike Russell

0-1), Tufts 6-14 (Alex Goldfarb 4-6; Sam Mason 1-1; Amauris Quezada 1-3;

Dave Beyel 0-1; Dan Cook 0-2; Jon Pierce 0-1). Fouled out--Colby-None,

Tufts-None. Rebounds--Colby 40 (Mike Russell 7), Tufts 29 (Tom Selby 4; Jon

Pierce 4). Assists--Colby 9 (Justin Sherman 3; Christian Van Loenen 3),

Tufts 6 (Scott Anderson 2). Total fouls--Colby 22, Tufts 23. Technical

fouls--Colby-None, Tufts-None. A-400

 

 

 
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