Greenville College Athletics Logo
GC Home News Calendar Directory
  • Homect_img
  • Athleticsct_img
  • Newsct_img
  • Men's Basketball Claims Panther Paws for Poverty Tournament Championship; Wins 88-72 Over William Woods

GC Panther Headlines

Men's Basketball Claims Panther Paws for Poverty Tournament Championship; Wins 88-72 Over William Woods

Men's Basketball Claims Panther Paws for Poverty Tournament Championship; Wins 88-72 Over William Woods

GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The men's basketball team took the championship of the Panther Paws for Poverty Tournament in Greenville with a convincing 88-72 win over William Woods Saturday afternoon.  The victory stretched Greenville's winning streak to four games.

Rutger Neece led the Panthers with 19 points in a reserve role.  K.J. Hilliard, who was named tournament most valuable player, added 13 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds, and two steals.

Greenville led 37-30 at halftime and outscored William Woods 51-42 in the second half.

Obinna Agomo tallied 11 points, and Rashod Seaton contributed 10 points to the Panthers' winning effort.

Mid-Continent won the consolation game over Lindenwood Belleville 76-65.

In the post-game awards ceremony, the following players were announced as members of the all-tournament team:

K.J. Hilliard, Greenville - Most Valuable Player
Markeith Brown, Greenville
Kelsey Bardell, William Woods
Adam Otto, William Woods
Chris Ferguson, Mid-Continent
Devon Weaver, Lindenwood Belleville

The Panthers (4-1) return to action Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at home against St. Louis Christian.

This story was published on December 04, 2010


This story is cross posted from http://www.greenville.edu/news/mens-basketball-claims-panther-paws-for-poverty-tournament-championship-wins-8872-over-william-woods



comments powered by Disqus
  • NCAA Division 3
  • SLIAC
  • UMAC
  • NCCAA