Men's basketball earns win over Wesleyan

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 25, 2008
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --- Mark Gaudet shot 6-for-8 from the field and scored 18 points as the Colby College men's basketball team earned a 77-70 win against Wesleyan University in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game Friday night.

The Mules (10-7, 1-2 NESCAC) led 33-14 at one point and held a 40-25 margin at halftime. Wesleyan (6-10, 0-2) cut the lead to 60-54 with 7:10 remaining in the game, but Gaudet nailed one 3-point shot and Artie Cutrone hit two to help Colby extend the lead to 71-58 with four minutes to go.

Adam Choice had 17 points and six rebounds for the Mules, while Cutrone had 12 points and eight assists. Michael Russell had 10 points, David Chase went 3-for-3 from the field for six points off the bench, and Mac Simpson had seven points and four assists for Colby.

COLBY COLLEGE 77, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY 70

COLBY COLLEGE (10-7, 1-2 NESCAC)

Mark Gaudet 6-8 3-4 18; Adam Choice 6-12 5-5 17; Artie Cutrone 4-9 2-3 12; Michael Russell 4-9 2-2 10; Mac Simpson 2-6 1-2 7; David Chase 3-3 0-0 6; Justin Sherman 2-5 0-0 5; Nick Planeta 1-2 0-0 2; Gil Haylon 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-55 13-16 77.

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (6-10, 0-2 NESCAC)

Kevin Scura 5-10 4-4 17; Stan Grayson 7-10 2-5 16; Nick Pelletier 5-12 2-2 12; Sean Collins 4-8 0-0 8; Eric Winters 3-7 0-0 7; Michael Battle 1-2 2-3 4; Wilson Griffin 1-1 2-3 4; G.Gonzalez-Kreisberg 1-1 0-0 2; Jeremy Kaminer 0-3 0-0 0; Michael Raymond 0-1 0-0 0; David Maltz 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-56 12-17 70.

Colby College.................  40  37  -  77

Wesleyan University...........  25  45  -  70

3-point goals-Colby College 8-18 (Mark Gaudet 3-4; Artie Cutrone 2-5; Mac Simpson 2-5; Justin Sherman 1-2; Gil Haylon 0-1; Adam Choice 0-1), Wesleyan University 4-12 (Kevin Scura 3-5; Eric Winters 1-5; Nick Pelletier 0-1; Michael Battle 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-Michael Russell, Wesleyan University-Nick Pelletier. Rebounds-Colby College 27 (Adam Choice 6), Wesleyan University 33 (Stan Grayson 5). Assists-Colby College 17 (Artie Cutrone 8), Wesleyan University 12 (Eric Winters 6; Jeremy Kaminer 6). Total fouls-Colby College 14, Wesleyan University 17. A-500


 
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