Jamar McMorris hit a free throw with 0.3 seconds left to propel Ivy Tech past Prairie View 53-52 in men’s club pool play action this afternoon. McMorris and teammate Marc Brown ended the game with a 16 points each for the Bears in the win. Chris Griffin had 10 points and 4 boards for PVAMU.
In other men’s club pool play games, Jake Boxleitner posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds and teammate Jacob Casey added 20 points and 8 boards in Wisconsin Red’s 68-35 win over Penn. With 18 points from John Sherlock, Penn State held off a late charge by Air Force to pick up a 54-46 pool play win.
Brent Waibel tallied a double-double with 16 points and 12 boards in Butler’s 55-46 win over Loyola in men’s club action. And, Dayton Black turned away Oregon 58-50 behind 14 points from John Wallacd.
In men’s IM pool play, Grand Canyon mounted a second half comeback, including a 3-point play from Richard Whitehead in the final minute, to force Northern Kentucky into overtime, but NKU regrouped to down GCU 88-84 in the extra period. Whitehead led all scorers with 24 points. GCU’s Jacob Issac added 14 points and 5 boards in the defeat. Michael Bueter and Kellen Smith scored 21 points apiece for NKU in the win.
5:10 pm Pool Play Scores
MC: Ivy Tech 53, Prairie View A&M 52
MC: North Carolina 50, Boston College 42
MC: Dayton White 58, Oregon 50
MC: Penn State 54, Air Force 46
MC: Butler 55, Loyola-Chicago 46
MC: Wisconsin White 68, Penn 35
MC: Grand Canyon 52, Northeastern 31
MC: New Hampshire 51, Gonzaga 44
MC: Cornell def VCU by FF
M-IM: Valdosta State 70, Iowa State 30
M-IM: Northern Kentucky 88, Grand Canyon 84 (OT)