STERLING, Kan. --
The Union College men's basketball team defeated host Sterling College on Saturday night, 63-56 in the final game of the 2010 Warrior Classic.
With the win, Union improved to 3-4 on the year, while Sterling fell to 2-5 with the loss.
In the first half, Union went into the locker room with a 28-23 lead
after holding Sterling to just 8-for-25 shooting from the floor in the
period. In the second half, it was more of the same as Union opened a
54-45 lead with four minutes left and never looked back to record the
The Union defense was stifling all night long, as the Warriors shot just
35 percent from the floor in the contest and 22 percent from the three
point line. The Buldogs also forced 22 Sterling turnovers and scored 21
points off of those turnovers. Union also recorded 10 steals on the
Overall, Turrell Morris
(Columbus, Ohio) led all Union scorers on the
night once again, scoring 12 points and pulling down seven rebounds.
Meanwhile, Vince Coleman
(Columbus, Ohio) had 11 points and also had seven rebounds,
while Cody Miller
(Barbourville, Ky.) had 10 points and a team-high
eight rebounds. Miller also dished out three assists on the night.
Union continues their road-trip through the state of Kansas on Monday
when they visit Friends University. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.