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Bridgewater men’s basketball pulls away, defeats Greensboro, 73-56

Bridgewater College pulled away in the second Saturday afternoon to defeat Guilford College, 73-56, in a non-conference men’s basketball game played at Roanoke College.

bridgewater logoThe Eagles took a three-point lead at the break, 35-32, and the margin was still three, 47-44, with 13:51 left in the game. The Eagles then went on a 12-1 run to open some breathing room.

Ed Reddick got things started with a layup and Kenneth Waugh followed with a pair of free throws. Kyle Weltytacked on a 15-footer and the Eagles led 53-44 with 10:30 left to play.

After Greensboro’s Tracy Jester made 1-of-2 at the foul line, Tavis Stapleton and Welty hit back-to-back jumpers to push the lead to 12 points. Daniel McClain capped the run with a layup, giving Bridgewater a 59-45 lead with 7:47 remaining.

Greensboro cut the margin to nine points with 6:09 on the clock, but the Eagles reeled off 12 unanswered points to put the game away.

Layups by Matthew Hunter and Reddick made the score 63-50 before two buckets by Ronnie Thomas pushed the Bridgewater lead to 67-50. Aaron Adams then knocked down a jumper and Reddick scored again from in close, giving the Eagles their biggest lead, 71-50, with just 2:51 left in the game.

Bridgewater put three players in double figures with Reddick leading the way with 16 points. Stapleton recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and Thomas finished with 10 points

Will Griffin scored 11 points for Greensboro and Devan Gregory added 10.

Bridgewater made 27-of-63 field goal attempts for 42.9 percent accuracy. The Eagles defense limited Greensboro to 32.2 percent on 19-of-59 shooting.

With the victory, the Eagles improve to 1-1 on the season. Greensboro is now 2-3.

Bridgewater is back in action Wednesday when the Eagles travel to The College of New Jersey for an afternoon contest. Game time is 1 p.m.

 
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