Geral Craig goes up for two against Campbellsville. Photo by Richard Davis
Men's Basketball - Tue, Jan. 10, 2012
Georgetown College men split a pair of games this past
week, but still jump a spot in the first poll of the New Year. The Tigers
(14-2, 5-0) lost a tough game at Life University, 85-81, and rebounded with a
90-67 win over Shawnee State.
GC climbed one spot from No. 6 to No. 5 heading into a
road week against University of the Cumberlands and No. 14 Lindsey Wilson.
The Tigers are ranked in the Top 20 nationally in 16
statistical categories. In six they are No. 4 - defensive rebounds per game,
total rebounds per game, defensive field goal percentage, field goal
percentage, total scoring and total total rebound offense.
Maurice Pearson is ranked in the Top 5 for total rebounds
per game, field goal percentage, offensive rebounds per game and total total
rebounds. He is seventh in defensive rebounds.
Johonne Hamilton has had quick hands this season, ranking
No. 17 in total steals with 37. He had seven against Miami Hamilton, tying for
fourth for most in a single game. For the complete poll click here.