Mobile, Ala.–#19 William Carey University moved into a tie for first place in SSAC play with a commanding 86-56 win over the University of Mobile on Monday night at  Pharr Gymnasium. 

 

Breaking Down the Game:

  • Leo Garrett (SR/Brookhaven, Miss.) led all scorers and five Crusaders in double figures  with 23 points.  Ashton Woodson (SR/Carriere, Miss.) had 16 points and Troy Salvant (JR/Marrero, La.) finished with 14 points for the Crusaders. Quinton Williams (SO/New Orleans, La.) chipped in with 11 points and Terrance Mujahid (SR/Memphis, Tenn.) finished with 10 points and a team high 7 rebounds.
  • Will Stanford had 18 points for Mobile.

How it happened:

  • Carey shot just 29% from the floor in the first half but went 18 for 22 from the foul line as they built a 42-30 lead at the half.
  • WCU  limited Mobile to just seven fields goals in the second half and offensively Carey got on track as they connected on eight three point baskets as they pulled away. Carey led by as many as 35 points in the second half.

Up Next:

The Crusaders will be back on the road Thursday, February 16, as they open a three game road trip at Blue Mountain College. Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm.


William Carey (Miss.) vs. Mobile (Ala.)


William Carey (Miss.) ( )
Troy Salvant 4-14 3-3 14, Ashton Woodson 4-9 5-6 16, Maurice Stephens (JR/Gulfport, Miss.) 0-2 1-2 1, Terrance Mujahid 3-8 4-5 10, Jaylen Moore (JR/Gulfport, Miss.) 2-5 5-6 9, Leo Garrett 7-14 6-7 23, Devontai Foye (SR/Philadelphia, Pa.) 0-2 0-0 0, Marquis Todd (JR/Chicago, Ill.) 0-0 0-0 0, Chance Collins (FR/Newton, Miss.) 0-2 0-0 0, Jacques Johnson (SR/Ridgeland, Miss.) 1-4 0-0 2, Quinton Williams 5-11 0-1 11. Totals 26-71 24-30 86

Mobile (Ala.) ( )
Devin Curry 0-0 0-0 0, Will Stanford 8-16 0-2 18, Raykwon Fenton 2-6 4-5 8, Ryan Papelbon 0-2 4-4 4, BJ Fisher 0-5 0-0 0, Myron Chapman 2-3 0-0 4, Darius Curry 5-9 5-8 15, Dillon Pollard 1-4 0-0 2, Chris Ledet 1-4 1-2 3, Lawrence Pierce 0-7 2-4 2. Totals 19-56 16-25 56
 

SCORE BY PERIODS1st2ndTOTAL
William Carey (Miss.)404686
Mobile (Ala.)322456


FG%: William Carey (Miss.) .366, Mobile (Ala.) .339. 3-pt FG:William Carey (Miss.) 10-28 (Salvant 3-11, Woodson 3-5, Garrett 3-7, Collins 0-2, Williams 1-3), Mobile (Ala.) 2-17 (Stanford 2-7, Fenton 0-3, Fisher 0-4, Chapman 0-1, Pierce 0-2). Rebounds: William Carey (Miss.) 43 (Johnson 8), Mobile (Ala.) 48 (TEAM 8). Fouls William Carey (Miss.) 20, Mobile (Ala.) 23. Fouled out: Johnson Ledet . Technical: none. Assists: William Carey (Miss.) 10 (Moore 3), Mobile (Ala.) 6 (Curry 2). Steals: William Carey (Miss.) 14 (Moore 3, Garrett 3), Mobile (Ala.) 1 (Ledet 1). Blocked shots: William Carey (Miss.) 3 (Johnson 2), Mobile (Ala.) 2 (Stanford 1, Pierce 1). Turnovers: William Carey (Miss.) 11, Mobile (Ala.) 23. Attendance: 0.