|Falcons Win QF Game 86-80|
|Monday, 03 March 2008|
|Misenheimer, NC---The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team advanced to the conference tournament semi-finals with a 86-80 win over Limestone Monday evening. The Falcons will host a semi-final game against Queens Thursday night at 7:00 pm. The Falcons improve to 21-7 on the season while Limestone falls to 10-17. |
The two teams played a close exciting first half.
After five minutes the score was tied at 7.
Limestone’s Andre Coleman had 11 points in the first eight minutes as the Saints held an 18-16 advantage.
A Quintel Maxwell “3” gave the Falcons a 21-19 lead with 9:40 to go.
Tyron Evans hit a three-pointer to give Limestone a 32-28 lead with 2:40 to go.
With 17.2 seconds left in the half Thomas Carr had a four-point play to give Pfeiffer a 38-35 lead that they took into the halftime break.
Josh Roper hit a three-pointer to give Pfeiffer a 44-43 lead.
Kenny White hit a “3” to give Limestone a 51-48 lead at the 14 minute mark. The Saints stretched their lead to 60-53 at the 9:15 mark.
The Falcons answered with a 10-0 run over the next fifty seconds.
Logan Call had a steal and dunk to build the Falcon advantage to 74-65 with 5:04 to play.
The Saints answered with a 5-0 run to keep it close.
Pfeiffer hit eight free throws in the final minute to hang on for a 86-80 win.
Pfeiffer had six players in double figures led by Qunitel Maxwell and Jeff Pettiway who each had 13 points. Andre Coleman led the Saints with 16 points.