EC BASKETBALL ROUND-UP
November 29, 2012Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team dropped a tight
non-conference contest at home on Wednesday night.
DePauw University won 77-65 over Earlham on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and
Wellness Center as the Quakers had three players in double figures.
Jack O'Flaherty led the Quakers with 17 points, while Tyler Lewers tossed in 14
points and handed out five assists.
Kristian Barden added 12 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.
Dustin Rusk finished with nine points and Blake Welch had eight points.
The Quakers jumped all over the Tigers (4-1) from the start. When O'Flaherty drilled
a 3-pointer at the 17:44 mark the Quakers led 7-0.
DePauw eventually took an 18-16 lead with 10:41 left in the opening frame.
After Barden scored and Welch hit a 3-pointer, the Quakers were back on top 21-18
with 10:01 remaining.
Iman Sharif hit a trey at the 8:39 mark to give the Quakers a 24-18 lead.
The Tigers were able to bounce back to grab a 28-27 advantage at 4:11. The Quakers
finished the half with a 7-5 run to lead 34-33 at intermission.
In the second half, the Tigers started with a 7-2 run to go on top 44-36 with 17:19
left in the contest.
The Quakers were able to battle back into the affair and closed the gap to 58-57
when O'Flaherty hit a 3-pointer with 5:35 left.
Down the stretch, the Tigers were able to make enough free throws to hold off the
Earlham (1-5) begins play in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on
Saturday as the Quakers visit the College of Mount St. Joseph at 3 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — After five straight road contests, the Earlham College women's
basketball team fell 63-47 to Wittenberg University Wednesday's home opener on
Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
Bria Sneed and Kasin Spay led the Quakers with 12 points each. Sneed added three
JaLissa Watt tossed in six points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.
Heather Hayden finished with five points, while Charvonne Long grabbed six rebounds.
Emily Sells had three assists.
The non-conference contest was tied a few times early before Long gave the Quakers
the lead at 10-8 with 11:52 left in the first half.
The Tigers (2-3) scored the next seven points to build a 15-10 margin at the 9:24
Wittenberg eventually led 32-20 at halftime.
In the second period, the Tigers began with a 13-3 run for a 45-23 advantage with
The closet the Quakers could get the rest of the way was when Spay hit a pair of
free throws to make it 54-45 with 5:31 remaining.
The Quakers (1-5) are back on the road this Saturday at the College of Mount St.
Joseph. The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for the Quakers starts
at 1 p.m.