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Men's Basketball - Sat, Feb. 11, 2017

Ellisville, Miss.- Five Crusaders scored in double figures, as #19 William Carey University improved to17-5  overall, defeating Coastal Georgia, 95-80 on Saturday afternoon at A.B. Howard Gymnasium on the campus of Jones County Junior College.

 

Breaking Down the Game

  • Leo Garret led WCU with 24 points. Troy Salvant (JR/Marrero, La.) added 20 points and Terrance Mujahid (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) chipped in with 14 points. Jacques Johnson (SR/Ridgeland, Miss.) and Jaylen Moore (JR/Gulfport, Miss.) each added 13 points.
  • Haylen Washington of the Mariners led all scorers with 26 points.
  • Troy Salvant pulled down a game high 9 rebounds.
  • Carey out rebounded the Mariners 46-37.
  • WCU connected on 34 of 46 free throw attempts.

How it Happened

  • After trading the lead back and forth early on, Carey established control of the game and opened a 48-34 lead at the half. Garrett and Salvant were brilliant in the opening half, finishing with 16 and 15 points respectively.
  • In the second half, Coastal Georgia made things interesting as they connected on six early three point baskets to cut the WCU lead to six. WCU regrouped and slowly re-established control behind 11 second half points from Jaylen Moore.

Carey is back in action on Monday as they hit the road to take on the University of Mobile. Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm at Pharr Gym.


Coastal Georgia (Ga.) vs. William Carey (Miss.)


Coastal Georgia (Ga.) ( 4-21, 1-15 SSAC)
Momodou Senghore 0-0 0-0 0, DeAundray Rhett 1-5 0-0 2, Jeremy Joyner 1-4 0-1 2, Landon Sarazine 0-1 0-0 0, Brandon Martin 2-7 0-0 6, Jordan Lewis 4-9 0-1 8, Isaiah Gibson 2-5 0-0 5, Jonathan Canada 1-3 0-0 2, Haylen Washington 9-16 6-8 26, Jevaughn Threatt-Ray 6-12 3-4 21, Jaylen Smallwood 4-8 0-0 8. Totals 30-70 9-14 80

William Carey (Miss.) (17-5, 11-3 SSAC)
Troy Salvant 5-12 6-6 20, Maurice Stephens (JR/Gulfport, Miss.) 0-1 0-0 0, Terrance Mujahid 4-7 6-10 14, Jaylen Moore 4-9 5-6 13, Leo Garrett (SR/Brookhaven, Miss.) 7-13 9-12 24, Devontai Foye (SR/Philadelphia, Pa.) 0-1 0-0 0, Marquis Todd (JR/Chicago, Ill.) 0-2 2-4 2, Chance Collins (FR/Newton, Miss.) 0-1 0-0 0, Jacques Johnson 4-6 3-4 13, Quinton Williams (SO/New Orleans, La.) 3-6 3-4 9. Totals 27-58 34-46 95
 

SCORE BY PERIODS1st2ndTOTAL
Coastal Georgia (Ga.)344680
William Carey (Miss.)484795


FG%: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) .429, William Carey (Miss.) .466. 3-pt FG:Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 11-29 (Rhett 0-1, Martin 2-7, Lewis 0-2, Gibson 1-2, Canada 0-1, Washington 2-5, Threatt-Ray 6-9, Smallwood 0-2), William Carey (Miss.) 7-20 (Salvant 4-11, Moore 0-1, Garrett 1-4, Todd 0-1, Johnson 2-2, Williams 0-1). Rebounds: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 37 (Washington 7), William Carey (Miss.) 46 (Salvant 9). Fouls Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 32, William Carey (Miss.) 20. Fouled out: Canada . Technical: none. Assists: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 15 (Washington 4), William Carey (Miss.) 16 (Moore 7). Steals: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 7 (Martin 2), William Carey (Miss.) 5 (Moore 3). Blocked shots: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 2 (Joyner 1, Washington 1), William Carey (Miss.) 11 (Todd 5). Turnovers: Coastal Georgia (Ga.) 18, William Carey (Miss.) 18. Attendance: 125.