Men's Basketball - Tue, Nov. 6, 2012
The No. 3 Tigers (3-0) hit the road Monday evening to
take on No. 22 Martin Methodist (2-2) and they needed more than 40 minutes to
stay undefeated on the season. Georgetown College men's basketball team trailed
the RedHawks by one at the break and by as many as five in the second half, but
erased the deficit to force overtime and get the eventual 78-65 win.
Vic Moses led the way again with a game-high 22 points
and nine rebounds. Garel Craig chipped in with 19 points and nine assists. GC
also continued to show its depth as Monty Wilson came off the bench for 18 of
the 28 reserve points. MM had zero points off the bench. Marlon Williams' 20
points led four Redhawks in double-digits.
"It is tough to go on the road and play," said GC coach
Chris Briggs. "We were just above 500 this past year away from Davis-Reid
Alumni Gym and so I was really proud of the way we battled, came from behind
and got the win tonight."
GC won the battle in the paint (39-32), on the break (13-10)
and on second-chance points (10-9), but 20 turnovers translated into 22 points
for MM. The Redhawks had 16 miscues for 16 GC points.
The Tigers dominated in the extra session, outscoring
their opponent 14-1.
Georgetown returns to the friendly confines of Davis-Reid
Saturday for another tough test against Indiana University Southeast. The Grenadiers
hit 19 threes in the matchup a year ago in a fast-paced, exciting game that saw
the Tigers score 100 points to pull of the eight-point victory.
"They are a very tough team," Briggs said. "We knew this
early schedule was going to really test us, but if you are going to get ready
for what the Mid-South Conference has to offer you have to play great
Tip is set for 6 pm, following a pair of women's games in
the 19th Annual Habitat Classic.