Men's Basketball Drops Home Opener In Overtime

Willie Whitfield had 14 points and 15 boards in the Buccaneer loss. Photo by J.C. Ridley.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University men’s basketball team dropped their home opener on Saturday afternoon, falling 83-75 in overtime to the Winona State Warriors.
 
The Bucs (0-3) and Warriors (3-0) finished the second period in a 73-73 tie after Bryan Van Cott drove the lane and hit a clutch layup with 00:04 second remaining.
 
In overtime, the Warriors outscored the Bucs 10-2 to take the win. Winona State struck first with a layup and scored six more before the Bucs earned their first points of overtime off a Derrick Bolanos jumper. The Warriors were solid hitting three of four free throws down the stretch to help hem to the 83-75 win.
 
Four Buccaneers reached double-digit points including Willie Whitfield who had a double-double with 14 points and 15 boards. Evan White led the Bucs with 16 points while Van Cott (11) and Bolanos (10) combined for 21. Anthony Tucker led the Warriors with 26 points and Clayton Vette added 23.
 
The Bucs return to action on  Tuesday when they host cross-town rival Johnson & Wales for a Code Red affair at 7:00 pm.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Winona State vs Barry
11/20/10 2:00 pm at Miami Shores, Fla.
At Miami Shores, Fla.
 
WINONA STATE 82, BARRY 75
 
WINONA STATE (2-0)
Tucker, Anthony 7-16 8-10 26; Vette, Clayton 8-11 6-10 23; Armstrong, Joel
5-6 0-0 10; Meyer, Brad 1-3 3-4 6; Fischer, Ben 2-8 0-0 6; Humphrey, Xavier
2-6 0-0 6; Cameron, Taylor 1-2 1-2 3; Erickson, CJ 0-5 2-2 2; Fischer,
Jordan 0-0 0-0 0; Kratz, Dan 0-0 0-0 0; Hintz, Max 0-0 0-0 0; Walburg, Jon
0-1 0-0 0; Sygulla, Ryan 0-0 0-0 0; Culver, Zander 0-0 0-0 0; Taylor, Kellen
0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-58 20-28 82.
BARRY (0-3)
WHITE, Evan 4-7 4-4 16; WHITFIELD, Willie 5-10 4-5 14; BOLANOS, Derrick 4-10
2-2 11; VAN COTT, Bryan 3-11 3-4 10; TRAPP, Zack 4-11 0-0 9; BENNETT, Emory
4-6 0-0 8; DAVIS, Marvin 3-7 1-3 7; BENDEKE, Julien 0-0 0-0 0; VISINKIS,
Bartas 0-0 0-0 0; RAYMONVIL, Vladimir 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-62 14-18 75.
Winona State..................   32   41    9  -   82
Barry.........................   38   35    2  -   75
3-point goals--Winona State 10-28 (Tucker, Anthony 4-13; Humphrey, Xavier
2-5; Fischer, Ben 2-4; Meyer, Brad 1-2; Vette, Clayton 1-1; Erickson, CJ
0-2; Cameron, Taylor 0-1), Barry 7-21 (WHITE, Evan 4-6; VAN COTT, Bryan 1-5;
BOLANOS, Derrick 1-3; TRAPP, Zack 1-6; WHITFIELD, Willie 0-1). Fouled
out--Winona State-None, Barry-WHITFIELD, Willie. Rebounds--Winona State 41
(Vette, Clayton 9), Barry 35 (WHITFIELD, Willie 16). Assists--Winona State 8
(Tucker, Anthony 4), Barry 10 (BOLANOS, Derrick 3; WHITFIELD, Willie 3).
Total fouls--Winona State 17, Barry 23. Technical fouls--Winona State-None,
Barry-None.

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