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Men's Basketball shoots out the Stars at Dominican

Men's Basketball shoots out the Stars at Dominican

Box Score

RIVER FOREST, Ill. -- In a game that featured 13 lead changes and seven ties in the first half, the men's basketball team used a 17-3 run late in the second half to put Dominican out of reach en route to a 97-84 win.

With the Panthers leading 78-73 with just under nine minutes to play in the second half, Greenville scored the next eight points, holding the Stars scoreless for a two minute stretch to open an 86-73 lead and never looked back.

Greenville forced Dominican into 19 turnovers that led to 28 points off of turnovers.  The Panthers shot a shade above 50-percent from the field (35-67), scoring 50 points in the paint.

Nick Trisko scored 19 points off the Panthers' bench to lead all scorers. Tim Daniel added 18 while Ron Harris and Andrew Scott scored 17 and 12 respectively.

Greenville won the battle of the boards, pulling down 38 rebounds while Dominican managed 29. The Panthers snagged 18 offensive rebounds leading to 20 second chance points while the Stars converted 12 offensive rebounds into ten second chance points.

The Panthers (1-2) host Lincoln Christian on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

*Portions excerpted from Dominican University.*

This story was published on November 22, 2014

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