Men's Basketball Falls at the Hands of the Knights

Marvin Davis had four points and four rebounds in the Buccaneer loss. Photo by J.C. Ridley.
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
 

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