Men's Basketball Cruises Past Visiting Clippers 87-50

Men's Basketball Cruises Past Visiting Clippers 87-50


 Box Score

NYACK, NY –  Despite Concordia holding an early 16-8 lead with 14:16 left to play before halftime, the Clippers men's basketball team was unable to stop Warrior Nick Moore (Sicklerville, NJ), who recorded 13 of his game high 18 points in the first period, as Nyack cruised their way to an 87-50 game win on Tuesday night. The Nyack win sweeps the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) season series 2-0 against the Clippers.

The Basics
Score: Nyack 87 | Concordia 50
Records: Nyack (9-14, 7-9 CACC) | Concordia (4-18, 4-11 CACC)
Location: Bowman Gym | Nyack, NY

Inside The Game
Warrior Moore led Nyack with a double-double game-high 18 points and 13 rebounds while classmate Khalid Samuels (Mt. Vernon, NY) records 17 points along with splitting game-high 3 assists with Dante Agnew (Queens, NY) and Clipper guard, Norman Pope. From off the bench Ezra Gaines (Easton, PA) contributed with 12 points for the Nyack team along with Agnewwho chipped in splitting 9 points apiece with classmate Chris Hampton (Queens, NY) in the winning effort.

On the Concordia side Tshyrad Oates led with a team-best 14 points and 9 rebounds while classmate Pope recorded 7 points. Andrew Peacock, Jamie Holder, and Douglas Soutar from off the bench each chipped in with 6 points respectively.  

A Closer Look

  • The Concordia bench posted 17 points compared to the 30 bench points from Nyack, who also scored 16 more points than the Clippers off turnovers (33-7).
  • Nyack shot 45.6 percent overall, hit 7-of-18 from three-point range, and converted 28-of-36 (77.8 percent) from the charity stripe.
  • Concordia finished with 37.5 percent from the floor, shot 30.0 percent from deep, and netted 11-of-17 (64.7) from behind the line.
  • The Warriors forced more Clipper turnovers (21-11) and our rebounded their opponents by a margin of 39-34.

North Division Standings
1. Bloomfield (13-2) *
2. Dominican (10-4) *
3. Caldwell (9-6) *
4. Post (9-6) *
5. Nyack (7-9)
6. Concordia (4-11)
7. Felician (3-12)

Only the top four teams in both the North and South Division will make the 2013-14 CACC Championship Tournament. After tonight's win, the Warriors currently sit just behind current 4N seed, Post University.

Up Next
Nyack returns back to action on Saturday February 15th as they travel to face South Division opponents from Philadelphia University. The CACC match-up is slated for a 4PM start. Links for live stats and video broadcast can be found here.




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