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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Thursday, February 22, 2007
RESULTS VS. BARTON (2007-02-22 19:30:00)

Misenheimer, NC---Seniors Derrick Brown, Tavares Cooper and DeMario Grier combined for 66 points and 15 rebounds but it wasn’t enough as Pfeiffer fell to Barton 114-99 in CVAC men’s basketball action Thursday night. Playing in their last home game the three pushed the Falcons(17-9,11-8) to a halftime lead but the nationally ranked Bulldogs(21-5, 18-1) came back with a strong second half to win.

Pfeiffer fell behind 9-2 after three and a half minutes of play but got it turned around with a 10-0 run capped by a Derek Brown three-pointer.

A Robert McGriff field goal gave Pfeiffer a 27-20 advantage with ten minutes to go until half-time.

Barton came back and tied the game at 35 with 5:24 to go.

Pfeiffer came back strong and took a 50-43 lead going into the break.

Pfeiffer kept their seven point lead through the first three minutes of the second half but the Bulldogs went on a 9-0 run to take the lead at 63-61.

Barton made two straight “threes” to break open a 65 all tie with 14:36 left.

The Falcons fought hard but could not get closer then eight the rest of the game and lost 114-99.

Tavares Cooper had 33 points and 10 rebounds for Pfeiffer. DeMario Grier added 27 points. Robert McGriff scored 20.

Pfeiffer held their own in the rebounding battle, trailing 41-38. Barton was able to handle the Pfeiffer pressure defense and only committed 18 turnovers.

Pfeiffer will travel to Erskine Saturday. Tip-off is 4:00 pm.Pfeiffer - M vs Barton College - M DATE: 2/22/2007 TIME: 7:30:00 PM Eastern SITE: Home ATTENDANCE: 250 Pfeiffer - M min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 25 D Brown 18 0-1 2-5 0-1 0-2 1 3 0 0 6 32 L Call 14 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 2 1 0 4 22 T Carr 23 0-0 0-2 0-0 1-3 0 2 0 1 0 4 T Cooper 27 12-17 0-1 9-10 5-10 0 1 0 0 33 5 D Grier 30 3-4 6-12 3-4 0-3 0 4 4 1 27 3 M Hodges 7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 33 R McGriff 24 8-14 0-1 4-7 2-5 1 3 6 3 20 14 D Moore 23 1-5 0-3 1-2 0-1 5 1 3 1 3 15 A Slaton 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 20 C Thomas 21 0-1 2-2 0-0 3-6 1 1 4 1 6 24 D Truesdale 10 0-1 0-1 0-0 2-2 0 2 0 0 0 Team Totals 26-47 10-27 17-24 17-38 9 19 20 7 99 Percentages: FG 48.6%, 3FG 37%, FT 70.8% Blocked shots: 1 (L Call) Pts off turnovers: 19 2nd Chance pts: 22 Bench pts: 13 Pts in Paint: 34 Biggest lead: 8 (32-24) Team Off Reb: 4 Team Def Reb: 0 Deadball Reb: 2 Team Turnovers: 20 Barton College - M min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 11 A ATKINSON 38 7-13 2-5 1-1 0-3 7 3 1 5 21 10 A BAROVERO 12 2-3 0-0 3-3 0-0 1 4 2 1 7 32 S BRIGGS 3 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 0 2 3 B BUFFALOE 35 9-12 2-5 6-6 0-3 0 4 2 1 30 20 J DALCE 16 3-5 0-0 3-5 0-5 1 4 3 2 9 30 L DUNN 16 2-6 0-0 0-1 5-8 0 0 2 1 4 31 E FRAILS 26 2-4 4-7 2-3 0-2 2 2 1 1 18 41 M FRISCONE 20 4-6 0-1 3-3 3-6 1 1 1 1 11 33 B LEGGETT 26 3-5 0-0 3-4 4-8 0 4 4 2 9 23 B McNEIL 9 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 3 Team Totals 33-56 9-19 21-26 15-41 12 24 18 14 114 Percentages: FG 56%, 3FG 47.4%, FT 80.8% Blocked shots: 6 (L DUNN 2, M FRISCONE, B LEGGETT 3) Pts off turnovers: 30 2nd Chance pts: 14 Bench pts: 36 Pts in Paint: 38 Biggest lead: 17 (114-97) Team Off Reb: 2 Team Def Reb: 2 Deadball Reb: 2 Team Turnovers: 18 Score by Periods Per 1 Per 2 Per 3 Per 4 OT Total Pfeiffer - M 50 49 0 0 0 99 Barton College - M 43 71 0 0 0 114 Number of ties: 9 Number of lead changes: 5