January 24, 2013 at 12:36 PM
CALDWELL, NJ - Last night at the George R. Newman Center, Caldwell College Cougars Men’s Basketball Team scored a 78-64 victory over the Nyack College Warriors.
Early on in the game, the Cougars took control with a 15-2 run that put them ahead, 29-12 with 6:47 on the clock. Kevin Walker and Dawan Lighty, a freshman guard from Paterson, studying Business Administration, both hit three-pointers to spark the run. The lead grew to as many as 24 points before the Cougars took a 42-21 advantage at the half.
Kevin Walker, sophomore guard from Bayonne, studying Accounting. Credit: Caldwell College
But in the second half, in the first three minutes and 21 seconds, the Warriors scored five three-pointers. The score however remained in Caldwell’s favor: 52-46 Caldwell at the 13-minute mark.
With under a minute to play, the Cougars scored eight straight points, and kept their lead at 75-60, ultimately soundly defeating the New York team, 78-64.
sophomore guard from Haddonfield, studying Education and History
22 points - game high
sophomore guard from Bayonne, studying Accounting
sophomore forward from Neptune, studying Management
8 rebounds - team high
freshman guard from Howell, studying Financial Economics
sophomore guard from Queens, NY, studying Criminal Justice
sophomore guard from Mt. Vernon, NY, studying Business
Click HERE to see the box score and play-by-play comments.
With this viictory, the Cougars have improved to 6-12 overall and 2-7 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). The Warriors are now 3-14, 1-9 CACC.
Nyack Warrios Credit: Nyack College
Up next for the Cougars, Saturday, Jan. 26, the team plays Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pa. The CACC game time is 4pm.
For further information:
Caldwell College Athletics
Sports Information Director
George R. Newman Center
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Facebook: Caldwell College Athletics