BEREA, Ky. --
Union's Ian Davis
led all Bulldog scorers with 18 points, as UC knocked off Berea, 83-77 on Saturday afternoon in the final game of the 2010 Roland Wierwille Classic.
With the win, Union improved to 5-6 overall, while Berea fell to 7-5 with the loss.
In the first half, Union held a slim 40-39 lead going into the locker
room for intermission. Forward Cody Miller
led the Bulldog offense
with eight points, while Berea's Darrin Dorsey had 14 points to lead the
In the second half, Union opened up a six point lead (53-47) with 13:15
remaining in the period and never looked back after that. Berea got
within a point (55-54) at the 10 minute mark, but failed to take a lead
the rest of the period, as the Bulldogs eventually opened a
insurmountable 72-63 lead with five minutes remaining in the contest.
Overall, Davis scored his 18 points on an impressive 9-for-11 shooting
performance from the floor, all of which came off the bench. He also
pulled down eight rebounds in the winning effort.
Meanwhile, three other Bulldogs notched double-digit scoring nights.
Miller ended with 14 points, while Turrell Morris
and Payton Ponzer
scored 13 points. Morris also snatched nine rebounds, while Ponzer
pulled down six boards and recorded three assists.
For Berea, Dorsey was the game's leading scorer with 31 points.
The Bulldogs return to action on Friday, when they take on Ohio
Christian at the Zweifel Classic at Asbury College. Tip-off is set for 4