Last second basket burns men's basketball

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 2, 2008
HARTFORD, Conn. --- Just seconds after Colby College's Artie Cutrone put his team on top, Trinity College's  Aaron Westbrooks nailed a 3-point shot at the buzzer to give the Bantams a 74-72 win over the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Saturday.

Cutrone scored with six seconds left to give the Mules (10-10, 1-5 NESCAC) a 72-71 margin, but Westbrooks nailed his big shot for the game-winning points.

Adam Choice led Colby with 21 points, including a 12-for-12 effort from the foul line, and added seven rebounds. Mac Simpson added 17 points and three assists, while Cutrone had 11 points.

Colby shot 22-for-23 from the free-throw line, but Trinity was solid as well at 17-for-19.

TRINITY (CONN.) 74, COLBY 72

COLBY (10-10)

Adam Choice 4-13 12-12 21; Mac Simpson 6-11 2-2 17; Artie Cutrone 3-10 5-5 11; Michael Russell 4-7 1-2 9; Nick Planeta 3-6 0-0 6; Mark Gaudet 2-7 0-0 4; Justin Sherman 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 23-56 22-23 72.

TRINITY (CONN.) (15-5)

Paul Rowe 4-5 5-6 13; Luke MacDougall 5-5 0-0 12; Russ Martin 4-8 3-3 11; Patrick Hasiuk 3-9 0-0 9; Aaron Westbrooks 3-6 0-0 8; Brian Ford 2-4 0-0 6; Ian Fels 0-1 6-6 6; Stephen Dunn 3-6 0-0 6; Robert Taylor 0-2 3-4 3. Totals 24-46 17-19 74.

Colby.........................  36  36  -  72

Trinity (Conn.)...............  34  40  -  74

3-point goals-Colby 4-8 (Mac Simpson 3-5; Adam Choice 1-1; Mark Gaudet 0-1; Artie Cutrone 0-1), Trinity (Conn.) 9-18 (Patrick Hasiuk 3-8; Aaron Westbrooks 2-4; Luke MacDougall 2-2; Brian Ford 2-2; Robert Taylor 0-1; Ian Fels 0-1). Fouled out--Colby-Nick Planeta, Trinity (Conn.)-None. Rebounds-Colby 32 (Michael Russell 9), Trinity (Conn.) 25 (Stephen Dunn 8). Assists-Colby 10 (Mac Simpson 3), Trinity (Conn.) 19 (Patrick Hasiuk 6). Total fouls-Colby 15, Trinity (Conn.) 18. A-200


 
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