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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Sunday, December 21, 2008
RESULTS VS. WV STATE (WEST VIRGINIA ST. TOURNAMENT) (2008-12-21 00:00:00)

Institute, WV – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team lost a thriller that came down to the wire against West Virginia State University on the final day of the John Dickensheets Classic Sunday afternoon. The 128-124 loss moves the Falcons to 4-3, while the Yellow Jackets improve to 5-3.
WVSU came out strong and with only three minutes gone in the first half led the Falcons by 9 points. Pfeiffer battled back and forth with the Yellow Jackets to regain the lead three times in the first half, but were only able to do so by one point each time. WVSU took a 10 point lead into the locker room at the end of the half (73-63).
The Falcons continued to trade points with the Yellow Jackets throughout the second half. In a team effort, Pfeiffer chipped away at their deficit, which was as high as 14 points at the eight minute mark. The Falcons managed to tie the game at 124 with 36 seconds left. In the final 12 seconds, WVSU sank a three point shot and a foul shot to take the game 128-124.
Pfeiffer shot 46% from the field, 40% from three point range, and 83% from the charity stripe. The Falcons converted 13 WVSU turnovers to 30 points. WVSU shot 55% from the field, 45% from three point range, and 72% from the line.
A trio of players scored at least 20 points for the Falcons. Juniors Chris Donald (Boston, MA) and James Crowder (Guilford, NC) each tallied 24 points, while senior Robert McGriff (Lancaster, SC) notched 20. Donald and sophomore Chris Woods (Thomasville, NC) brought down eight rebounds each.
WVSU senior Ted Scott (Columbus, OH) earned an impressive 37 points in the game.
The Falcons take a break for the holiday season, but will return to the court on January 3 at Bluefield. They then turn around and play host to Bluefield on January 4 at 7:00 PM in Merner gymnasium.Pfeiffer University Basketball - Game Box Score Pfeiffer University Falcons vs. WV State University Date: 12/21/2008 Time: 15:00 Site: Institute, WV Attendance: 111 Visitors: WV State University ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST DA MIN 03 Jason Emerson 2/5 2/5 0/0 6 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 16:00 04 * Darren Jones 5/9 2/4 4/4 16 1 3 4 3 10 6 0 2 0 32:00 05 Martez Scales 3/6 1/2 2/2 9 3 1 4 3 3 3 0 0 0 19:00 11 * Ted Scott 15/28 1/1 6/11 37 4 1 5 3 2 5 3 0 0 33:00 20 * Kenny Carter 3/6 0/0 3/3 9 2 5 7 3 4 1 1 0 0 25:00 21 Will Collins 2/3 0/1 0/1 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13:00 34 * Wade Pidock 10/17 3/7 2/2 25 5 11 16 4 4 3 2 2 0 31:00 42 Charles Cyrus 0/2 0/0 0/2 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1:00 44 * Ricky Jackson 4/5 0/0 2/2 10 1 5 6 5 1 1 5 0 0 12:00 50 Hensley Charles 4/6 0/0 4/5 12 1 4 5 5 1 2 7 0 0 18:00 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP Team 1 2 3 Totals 48/87 9/20 23/32 128 21 35 56 26 28 21 18 5 0 200 Total FG 1st Half 48/87 55.2% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 48/87 55.2% 3 PT FG 1st Half 9/20 45.0% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 9/20 45.0% Free Throws 1st Half 23/32 71.9% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 23/32 71.9% Home: Pfeiffer University Falcons ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST DA MIN 0 Chris Woods F 8/13 0/0 2/4 18 2 6 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 24:00 1 Jeff Pettiway G 2/8 2/5 0/0 6 0 0 0 3 6 1 1 0 0 23:00 5 Davon Gilliard G 3/8 0/1 6/6 12 1 3 4 4 2 1 0 4 0 22:00 11 Mounda Williams G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 13 Athalie Rivera F 1/2 0/0 1/2 3 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 8:00 14 * Trumaine Johnson G 5/10 0/2 4/5 14 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 17:00 15 Alvin Slaton G 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 12:00 20 Chris Donald F 10/20 0/2 4/4 24 3 5 8 4 2 3 2 1 0 22:00 22 * Mike Davidson G 1/3 1/3 0/0 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11:00 24 Derrick Truesdale G 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 9:00 30 * Lamar Bradbury F 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8:00 33 * Robert McGriff G 7/17 1/4 5/6 20 2 4 6 1 4 0 0 1 0 25:00 45 * James Crowder F 8/12 6/8 2/2 24 1 4 5 3 1 1 0 3 0 19:00 4 Danny Cummins G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 12 Corey Rase G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP Team 5 0 5 Totals 45/97 10/25 24/29 124 19 25 44 24 18 10 5 11 0 200 Total FG 1st Half 45/97 46.4% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 45/97 46.4% 3 PT FG 1st Half 10/25 40.0% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 10/25 40.0% Free Throws 1st Half 24/29 82.8% 2nd Half 0/0 0% Game 24/29 82.8% WV PU WV PU WV PU Free Throw Pts 23 24 3Pt Points 27 30 Pts/Possession 1.24 1.22 Pts off Turnovers 0 0 2nd Chance Points 0 0 Pts off Bench 31 63 Total Rebounds 56 44 Team Rebounds 3 5 Dead Ball Reb 2 3 Off Rebound % 45.7 35.2 Def Rebound % 64.8 54.3 Total Rebound % 56.0 44.0 3Pt Efficiency +6.2 +7.6 Def. Stops 45 46 Pts/Shot 1.24 1.12 Technical Fouls WV None PU J Crowder Officials Unknown 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 OT 2 OT 3 OT 4 Total WV State University 73 55 0 0 0 0 128 Pfeiffer University Falcons 63 61 0 0 0 0 124 Largest Lead PU 0 WV 66 (66 pts) Lead Changes 0 Number of Ties 0 Comments: None CyberSports for Basketball - http://www.cybersportsUSA.com