WILMORE, Ky. - Forward Gerard Newby came off the bench and scored 26 points, as the Union men's basketball team blew out Welch (Tenn.), 108-52, on Friday night at Luce Center. The game was apart of the 2013 Zweifel/Pritchett Classic.
With the win, Union improved to 9-2 and extended their winning streak to four games.
From the start, Union was the aggressor in the contest, opening up a 14-4 lead in the first six minutes, and never looking back the rest of the game. The Bulldogs went on a roll to end the first half, and into the locker room for intermission up by 36 points at 58-22.
The roll continued for the Bulldogs in the second half, as they coasted over the final 20 minutes to record a huge 56-point victory over Welch.
Overall, Newby led five double-digit scorers on the night for the Bulldogs, shooting 12-of-13 from the floor to record his 26-point evening. Newby also snatched seven rebounds and blocked three shots in the victory, as well.
Elsewhere, forward Deante Johnson scored in double-figures again with 17 points, Tremayne Elias had 14 points, and Nay Walker and Stewart Washington had 10 points, apiece. Guard Dalton Whitney had seven points, but dished out a game-high 10 assists and recorded six steals.
Welch was led in the loss by Carson Outlaw, who had 15 points.
By the Numbers
Union concludes play at the Zweifel/Pritchett Classic tomorrow, as the Bulldogs entertain Ohio Christian. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
|Dec. 6, 2013|
|Welch College||Indv. Leaders||Union (Ky.)|
|#10 Carson Outlaw - 15||Points||#33 Gerard Newby - 26|
|2 Players (#10,#30) - 10||Rebounds||3 Players - 7|
|#30 Jefferey Carter - 5||Assists||#20 Dalton Whitney - 10|
|Welch College||Team Statistics||Union (Ky.)|
|31.3% (20 - 64)||Field Goals %||52.9% (46 - 87)|
|16.7% (2 - 12)||3 Point Field Goals %||33.3% (8 - 24)|
|43.5% (10 - 23)||Free Throws||88.9% (8 - 9)|
|0||2nd Chance Pts||0|