Men's basketball falls in first place battle

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 5, 2010
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Adam Choice

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. --- Adam Choice had a game-high 24 points for the Colby College men's basketball team, but Williams College had five players in double figures in pulling away for an 82-58 win over the Mules in a battle for first place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference on Friday night.

Williams, ranked second nationally, moves to 20-1 overall and 6-0 in the league. The Mules, ranked 25th in the D3hoops.com national poll, fall to 16-3 and 5-1 in the league heading into Saturday's 4 p.m. road game at eighth-ranked Middlebury College.

Choice finished with 24 points for the Mules, but Williams did the job defensively and no other Colby player had more than six points. Mike Russell had six points and a team-high nine rebounds.

Nate Robertson had 14 points and Blake Schultz finished with 13 for Williams, which led 42-22 at halftime.

WILLIAMS 82, COLBY 58

COLBY (16-3,5-1)

Adam Choice 8-16 7-8 24; Mike Russell 3-7 0-2 6; Gil Haylon 2-10 0-0 6;

Justin Sherman 2-11 1-4 6; Gordon Fischer 2-3 0-0 4; Christian Van Loenen

1-7 0-0 3; Tim Concannon 1-1 0-0 3; Gus David 1-2 0-0 2; Eric Beaulieu 1-2

0-0 2; Chas Woodward 1-2 0-0 2; Ben Foreman 0-2 0-0 0; Noah Atlas 0-1 0-0 0;

Alex Swanson 0-0 0-0 0; Kyle Donovan 0-1 0-0 0; Nick Rimsa 0-0 0-0 0. Totals

22-65 8-14 58.

WILLIAMS (20-1,6-0)

Nate Robertson 3-4 7-9 14; Blake Schultz 4-7 4-5 13; Troy Whittington 4-5

4-6 12; James Wang 4-12 1-1 11; Harlan Dodson 3-6 2-2 11; Alex Rubin 2-6 0-0

6; James Klemm 2-4 0-0 5; Joe Geoghegan 2-3 0-0 4; E. Timmins-Schiffman 2-3

0-0 4; William Hardy 1-4 0-0 2; Brian Emerson 0-1 0-0 0; Dan DiVietri 0-1

0-0 0; Charlie Cates 0-1 0-0 0; Parker McClelland 0-2 0-0 0; Jordan Mickens

0-0 0-0 0; Mike Moorstein 0-0 0-0 0; Marcus Wells 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-60

18-23 82.

Colby.........................   22   36  -   58

Williams......................   42   40  -   82

3-point goals--Colby 6-22 (Gil Haylon 2-8; Christian Van Loenen 1-2; Justin

Sherman 1-4; Adam Choice 1-3; Tim Concannon 1-1; Ben Foreman 0-2; Noah Atlas

0-1; Gordon Fischer 0-1), Williams 10-23 (Harlan Dodson 3-4; Alex Rubin 2-5;

James Wang 2-6; Blake Schultz 1-1; Nate Robertson 1-1; James Klemm 1-2; Dan

DiVietri 0-1; Marcus Wells 0-1; William Hardy 0-2). Fouled out--Colby-None,

Williams-None. Rebounds--Colby 41 (Mike Russell 9), Williams 40 (Joe

Geoghegan 8). Assists--Colby 5 (Adam Choice 2), Williams 16 (James Wang 4;

Nate Robertson 4). Total fouls--Colby 21, Williams 13. Technical

fouls--Colby-None, Williams-None. A-713

 

 
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