Covenant vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb 77, Covenant 39


BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - Gardner-Webb led 37-14 at the half and cruised to a 77-39 victory over Covenant on Saturday night in a nonconference affair.

Corey Hensley led the Bulldogs (1-1) with 16 points, shooting 7 of 10 from the field. Max Landis, who played a game-high 28 minutes for Gardner-Webb, scored 12 points, and Keith Hartley and Tashan Newsome knocked down 11 each, with Newsome collecting a team-high eight rebounds.

The Bulldogs shot 28 of 57 from the field and held the Scots to 12 of 49. Gardner-Webb outrebounded Covenant 38-24 and forced 24 turnovers.

Gardner-Webb lost to North Carolina at Chapel Hill 76-59 on Friday night in its opener.

Colton McGriff led Covenant, an NCAA Division III school, with 9 points.

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C. McGriff, F283-112-25039
J. Danek, C211-42-56234
C. Sears, G272-82-31137
N. Frierson, G260-11-33211
R. Mutcherson, G202-90-01104
B. Engbers192-60-12025
J. DeLaney141-10-00013
C. Boyd130-20-01030
T. Ferguson111-24-42116
D. Moss80-30-01100
M. Turner50-10-01010
S. Bowman20-10-01000
M. Brunjes20-00-00000
R. Burns20-00-00000
D. Chaney20-00-00000
Totals 12-4911-182981839
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
K. Hartley, F174-62-250311
M. Byron, C142-30-02114
D. Harper, G261-42-65444
T. Newsome, G214-62-282111
T. Strange, G200-20-00220
M. Landis283-94-422012
O. Branch234-70-08118
C. Hensley207-102-342416
J. Davis141-52-21414
I. Ivey141-32-22125
A. Sweeney31-20-01002
Totals 28-5716-2142191977

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