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Panther Basketball 2-0 in Tip-Off Classic

Panther Basketball 2-0 in Tip-Off Classic

FULTON, Mo.-- The GC Men's Basketball team traveled to Westminster College to take on both Rhodes and Hendrix in the Tip-Off Classic this weekend.

The first game the Panthers played, against Rhodes College on Friday, was a close battle. GC pulled off the close 70-69 victory in regular time in their first game of the season.

Daniel Anderson led the Panthers in points, getting 19 in the game. MarQuel Jones added another 12 and Todd Albertson had 10 for GC. Greenville had 27 total rebounds in the game, with Anthony Metzler grabbing 6 and Todd Albertson  adding 5.

On Saturday, Greenville took on Hendrix in a high-scoring game and GC came out with the win once again, this time putting their opponents away 100-80.

Greenville recorded an 80.8 free throw percentage and 59.3 field goal percentage in the second game. The Panthers had 29 total rebounds.

Anderson was Greenville's top scorer once again, gaining 23 points for the Panthers. Anderson also led the team in rebounds, recording 5 total. Ben Giertz was credited with 5 assists in the game and Alex Mumphard was strong for GC's offense as well, scoring 16 points and draining 4 of 5 3-point attempts.


This story was published on November 17, 2012

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