Men's Basketball Caps Season With Win

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers closed the 2008 season with a win, beating the Nova Southeastern Sharks 63-49 in the Health & Sports Center on Saturday in Sunshine State Conference men’s basketball action.
 
The Bucs trailed by one, 31-30 with 16:57 remaining in the game after a jumper by Kevin Chester. But they responded with an 11-4 run over the next five minutes, capped by a Martin Leibovich three-pointer to take a 41-35 lead.  They would extend in the lead to as many at 16 points before settling for the 14-point win.
 
Karega Tucker led a balanced attack for the Bucs (10-20, 2-14 SSC) with 16 points, while Gabe Lazo added 14 and Bryan Chiverton had 12. Chester scored a game-high 26 points for the Sharks (10-17, 5-11 SSC), while Tim Coenraad had 12.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Nova Southeastern vs Barry
03/01/08 5:30 pm at Miami Shores, FL (Health&Sports Center)
At Miami Shores, FL (Health&Sports Center)
BARRY 63, NOVA SOUTHEASTERN 49
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN (10-17, 5-11 SSC)
CHESTER, Kevin 7-11 12-12 26; COENRAAD, Tim 3-9 6-6 12; WOOD, Josh 1-6 2-3
5; DEL CALVO, Jason 1-3 0-0 3; ALLSOP, Ross 0-1 1-2 1; DYER, Lemar 0-1 1-2
1; NITSIOS, Oresti 0-2 1-2 1; MASSEY, Matt 0-1 0-0 0; SMITH, Jordan 0-1 0-0
0; AVANT, Arsenio 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 12-36 23-27 49.
BARRY (10-20, 2-14 SSC)
TUCKER, Karega 6-7 2-4 16; LAZO, Gabe 5-13 0-0 14; CHIVERTON, Bryan 1-3
10-12 12; WHITFIELD, Willie 4-5 0-0 8; LEIBOVICH, Martin 2-3 1-2 6;
ASTIGARRAGA, Bryan 0-2 3-4 3; BISHOP, Chad 1-6 1-2 3; WILLIS, Jeff 0-0 1-2
1; PARAFINCZUK, John 0-2 0-0 0; UZ, Chris 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-42 18-26 63.
Nova Southeastern.............   23   26  -   49
Barry.........................   25   38  -   63
3-point goals--Nova Southeastern 2-14 (DEL CALVO, Jason 1-3; WOOD, Josh 1-6;
NITSIOS, Oresti 0-2; COENRAAD, Tim 0-3), Barry 7-22 (LAZO, Gabe 4-10;
TUCKER, Karega 2-3; LEIBOVICH, Martin 1-2; BISHOP, Chad 0-4; PARAFINCZUK,
John 0-1; UZ, Chris 0-1; CHIVERTON, Bryan 0-1). Fouled out--Nova
Southeastern-DYER, Lemar, Barry-TUCKER, Karega. Rebounds--Nova Southeastern
22 (CHESTER, Kevin 6), Barry 28 (BISHOP, Chad 7). Assists--Nova Southeastern
6 (COENRAAD, Tim 3), Barry 8 (BISHOP, Chad 3). Total fouls--Nova
Southeastern 22, Barry 23. Technical fouls--Nova Southeastern-None,
Barry-None. A-213