Men's Basketball Struggles Against Sailfish

WEST PALM BEACH, FLa.—The Barry University men’s basketball team dropped a 66-45 loss to the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish on Wednesday night. The Sailfish shot 44.2 percent from the floor to help them to the win.
 
The Sailfish jumped out to a 10-6 lead in the early going. The Bucs kept it within five with the help of a pair of free throws by Willie Whitfield and a jumper by Vladimir Raymonvil to put the score at 13-8.
 
With 13:41 remaining in the first half, PBA went on a 13-0 run to take a 26-8 lead.  The Bucs broke the scoreless streak with 7:42 remaining in the half when Evan White drove the lane and hit a layup.
 
White would score three more field goals, including a three pointer, in addition to a pair of Zack Trapp free throws, but the Bucs entered halftime down 37-19.
 
The Bucs outscored the Sailfish 7-2 to open the second half, cutting the lead to 44-28 with 12:09 remaining in the game. Yet PBA remained too strong, outscoring the Bucs down the stretch to take the 66-45 win.
 
For the Buccaneers, White led the way with 15 points while Zack Trapp had 10. The Bucs return to action on Saturday afternoon at 4:00pm when they host Lynn in the Health & Sports Center.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Barry vs Palm Beach Atlantic
01/18/11 7:30 pm at West Palm Beach, Fla. (Rubin Arena)
At West Palm Beach, Fla. (Rubin Arena)
 
PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 66, BARRY 45
 
BARRY (4-11)
WHITE, Evan 5-16 4-7 15; TRAPP, Zack 2-6 4-4 10; WHITFIELD, Willie 2-7 4-7
8; VAN COTT, Bryan 1-6 2-2 4; WILLIAMS, Levon 1-6 2-2 4; VISINKIS, Bartas
1-1 0-1 2; RAYMONVIL, Vladimir 0-6 1-2 1; BENDEKE, Julien 0-1 1-2 1. Totals
12-49 18-27 45.
PALM BEACH ATLANTIC (10-8)
LAWRENCE, Jonathan 10-14 3-4 27; WOOD, David 4-11 4-4 13; SITZ, Ian 3-6 2-3
8; SHEFFIELD, Darren 2-3 1-1 5; VALENTINE, Dante 1-4 2-2 4; TERRY, Terrell
1-4 0-0 3; ALLEYNE, Eric 1-2 0-0 3; ROY, Matt 1-2 0-0 2; GIERL, Matthew 0-3
1-2 1; MBAYI, Clay 0-0 0-0 0; GRAY, Schuyler 0-0 0-0 0; RICHARDSON, Jared
0-0 0-0 0; BACON, Caleb 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-51 13-16 66.
Barry.........................   19   26  -   45
Palm Beach Atlantic...........   37   29  -   66
3-point goals--Barry 3-15 (TRAPP, Zack 2-4; WHITE, Evan 1-6; VAN COTT, Bryan
0-2; WILLIAMS, Levon 0-1; RAYMONVIL, Vladimir 0-2), Palm Beach Atlantic 7-20
(LAWRENCE, Jonathan 4-6; ALLEYNE, Eric 1-1; TERRY, Terrell 1-2; WOOD, David
1-6; ROY, Matt 0-1; GIERL, Matthew 0-1; BACON, Caleb 0-1; VALENTINE, Dante
0-2). Fouled out--Barry-None, Palm Beach Atlantic-None. Rebounds--Barry 23
(WHITE, Evan 6; WHITFIELD, Willie 6), Palm Beach Atlantic 40 (VALENTINE,
Dante 8). Assists--Barry 4 (WHITE, Evan 2), Palm Beach Atlantic 13
(VALENTINE, Dante 5). Total fouls--Barry 14, Palm Beach Atlantic 21.
Technical fouls--Barry-None, Palm Beach Atlantic-None. A-445