The Oregon men’s club team outscored Austin Peay 37-20 in the second half to turn an 8-point halftime deficit into a 9-point win, 56-47 in pool play this morning. Nick Cavaleri had 14 points to lead the Ducks while Phil Richmond added 9 points and 9 boards. Robert Houston had 10 points for Austin Peay in the defeat.
Sixteen points from Valdosta State’s Jaala White was not enough as Georgia Southern defeated in-state rival VSU 41-33 in women’s intramural pool play. Smijana Cuk had 14 points and 6 rebounds for the Eagles in the win.
Air Force used a balanced scoring attach with 11 players getting in the scorebook led by Dezmond James’s 16 points as the Falcons downed UNC Wilmington 54-44. Austin Revels had 16 points for the Seahawks. Brady Garcea hit a pair of three pointers in the second half to help close out Valdosta State 50-34 in another men’s club pool play game. Garcea ended with 10 points to lead the Bulldogs. Terrell Dirton had 12 points and 7 rebounds for the Blazers.
Loyola held off Delaware 70-61 in men’s club action behind 20 points from Calvin Kang. Dorian Thompson had 17 for the Blue Hens.
And, in a rematch of last year’s national championship game, Grand Canyon got some revenge, downing the defending champion North Carolina A&T 45-36. Hannah Frederick had 15 points and 4 big assists to lead GCU. La’Quanda Hordge posted 10 points for the Aggies.
10:40 am Pool Play Scores
MC: Ohio State Scarlet 51, Penn 41
MC: Loyola 70, Delaware 61
MC: Oregon 56, Austin Peay St 47
MC: South Florida 57, George Mason 50
MC: Prairie View A&M 64, Niagara 38
MC: Boston College 51, Dayton Red 35
MC: Air Force 54, UNC Wilmington 44
MC: Gonzaga 50, Valdosta State 34
MC: Lamar 41, Northeastern 37
W-IM: Grand Canyon 45, North Carolina A&T 36
W-IM: Georgia Southern 41, Valdosta State 33