Men's Basketball Falls at the Hands of the Knights

BOCA RATON, Fla.— The Barry University men’s basketball team led by five at halftime, but lost 74-69 to the Lynn University Knights on Wednesday evening.
 
The Bucs (11-5, 3-3 SSC) took a 19-10 lead in the first half when Eric Nsangou drove into the paint for a layup. Barry’s largest lead of 11 came with 1:57 remaining in the first half when Evan White converted a pair of free throws to give the Bucs a 38-27 lead.
 
Barry would enter halftime up 38-33.
 
In the second half, the Knights (10-7, 4-2 SSC) used a balanced offensive attack led by Chris Hall to overtake the Bucs 53-52 with 12:27 remaining in the game.
 
Following a number of lead changes, Lynn took 65-54 lead when Kendall Butler drained a three-pointer.
The Knights stayed on top till the buzzer sounded, winning 74-69.
 
For the Buccaneers, Tony Dennison had 18 points and Bryan Chiverton and Nsangou combined for 23.
 
The Bucs return to action on Saturday, January 23 at Tampa at 4:00 p.m.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Barry vs Lynn
01/20/09 7:30 pm at Boca Raton, Fla. (de Hoernle Center)
At Boca Raton, Fla. (de Hoernle Center)
 
LYNN 74, BARRY 69
 
BARRY (11-5, 3-3 SSC)
DENNISON, Tony 7-19 3-6 18; NSANGOU, Erick 6-17 1-2 13; CHIVERTON, Bryan 4-5
2-2 10; TRAPP, Zack 3-7 2-2 9; WHITFIELD, Willie 3-3 3-4 9; WHITE, Evan 1-2
4-4 6; DAVIS, Marvin 1-5 2-2 4; BISHOP, Chad 0-1 0-0 0; MORRIS, Jeran 0-0
0-0 0; BENDEKE, Julien 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-60 17-22 69.
LYNN (10-7, 4-2 SSC)
HALL, Chris 7-10 10-11 25; BUTLER, Kendall 7-9 0-0 15; ROBINSON, Jovan 5-13
2-4 13; VIDAL, Michel 5-10 1-3 11; KENNEDY, Rodney 2-11 0-0 5; KENNEDY,
Brandon 1-4 1-2 3; SCHULER, Pascal 1-1 0-0 2; JUKIC, Bo 0-4 0-0 0. Totals
28-62 14-20 74.
Barry.........................   38   31  -   69
Lynn..........................   33   41  -   74
3-point goals--Barry 2-15 (DENNISON, Tony 1-7; TRAPP, Zack 1-5; DAVIS,
Marvin 0-1; BISHOP, Chad 0-1; BENDEKE, Julien 0-1), Lynn 4-14 (KENNEDY,
Rodney 1-6; BUTLER, Kendall 1-1; HALL, Chris 1-2; ROBINSON, Jovan 1-3;
JUKIC, Bo 0-2). Fouled out--Barry-None, Lynn-None. Rebounds--Barry 38
(CHIVERTON, Bryan 8; DENNISON, Tony 8; NSANGOU, Erick 8), Lynn 39 (VIDAL,
Michel 14). Assists--Barry 8 (NSANGOU, Erick 5), Lynn 15 (HALL, Chris 4;
KENNEDY, Rodney 4; ROBINSON, Jovan 4). Total fouls--Barry 14, Lynn 20.
Technical fouls--Barry-None, Lynn-None. A-317